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You want more rail? June 9 is deadline for public input on TxDOT Connecting Texas 2050 Plan

May 30th, 2024
May 30, 2024 - TRA Newswire -With an assist from extensive public input, TxDOT is crafting a statewide, long-range transportation plan to meet the transportation needs of Texas for the next 25 years. That includes making urban, regional and intercity...

After Brightline Florida and soon Brightline West, could there be Brightline Texas?

December 17th, 2023
December 17, 2023 - TRA Commentary -After recently opening their Miami-Orlando line to rising passenger numbers and getting ready to build a Southern California to Las Vegas intercity run, could Brightline set it's sights next on Texas?The country's only privately...

Austin Mayor Kirk Watson on U.S. House Transpo rail hearing: Texas needs intercity passenger rail corridors

November 29th, 2023
November 29, 2023 - TRA Newswire (Washington) -Austin Mayor Kirk Watson, invited today to testify before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials, said he is "eager to do anything I can to support intercity passenger rail...

Louisiana Gov, DOT and Amtrak sign agreement to run passenger train between New Orleans and Baton Rouge

October 27th, 2023
October 26, 2023 - bossierpress.com - Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards, joined by Department of Transportation and Development Sec. Eric Kalivoda, Amtrak Chief Executive Officer Stephen Gardner and other officials, signed a service development agreement this week that will advance the return...

Why did Texas miss out on a new $220 million passenger railcar manufacturing plant?

August 26th, 2023
August 25, 2023 - TRA Newswire - Texas would have been the ideal state for Siemens Mobility to host the groundbreaking for a brand new $220 million passenger railcar manufacturing and services facility. Building passenger trains and servicing them smack dab in the middle of...

FRA issues first quarterly report on Texas Passenger Rail performance

May 18th, 2022
May 18, 2022 - TRA Newswire -The Federal Railroad Administration's first quarterly report on intercity passenger rail performance and service quality is out and for the three Texas services run by Amtrak it's a mixed bag.The period covered is from...

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