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Three U.S. Senators call for Dallas-Fort Worth to Atlanta passenger rail service

November 4th, 2022
November 4, 2022 - TRA Newswire -A trio of U.S. Senators voiced support yesterday to establish passenger rail service in the busy I-20 Texas-Louisiana-Mississippi  corridor from Dallas-Fort Worth to Atlanta.In a meeting of the Southern Rail Commission convening in Monroe,...

Texas Rail Advocates petitions TxDOT to participate in FRA Corridor ID Program

July 16th, 2022
July 18, 2022 - TRA Newswire - Texas Rail Advocates, in letters to elected and appointed state officials this week, pinpointed three specific passenger rail opportunities that could be eligible for federal grants and assistance under a recently announced Federal Railroad...

Smith County Commissioners show support for proposed I-20 railway project

April 21st, 2022
April 19, 2022 - Tylerpaper.com - Smith County Commissioners agreed to support a proposed Interstate 20 corridor passenger railway route that would extend between major metroplexes.This proposed Amtrak passenger railway would travel between the Dallas Fort Worth metroplex to Atlanta, Georgia.“What’s...

Passenger rail on the I-20 corridor gets more support from East Texas governments

April 17th, 2022
April 16, 2022 - TRA Newswire -Two government entities in East Texas have thrown their support behind establishing passenger rail service between Dallas-Fort Worth and Atlanta, GA. A proposed I-20 daily rail service has now been endorsed with a resolution...

Supporters optimistic Biden infrastructure deal will close passenger rail gap between Marshall and Meridian

June 29th, 2021
June 28, 2021 - KTAL/KMSS - Proponents of closing the passenger rail gap between Marshall, Texas and Meridian, Mississippi are optimistic that some of the billions in the Biden administration’s infrastructure push could finally make the long-sought connection between Fort Worth...

Study looks at Atlanta-Dallas-Ft. Worth rail route through Meridian MS

September 6th, 2017
September 5, 2017 - MeridianStar.com - Meridian could benefit one day from a long-time desire, now under study, to re-establish a passenger train route from Ft. Worth, Texas, to Atlanta. The plan is a priority of the Texas-based I-20 Corridor Council. The missing...

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