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Texas State Railroad Board approves tentative contract with Arizona company

April 2nd, 2017
March 29, 2017 - - During a meeting Wednesday morning, the board for the Texas State Railroad gave its approval for a tentative offer to have the Arizona-based Western Group to take over operations of the railroad. The railroad’s contract with...

Go celebrate Texas State Railroad's 135th birthday over the July 4th weekend

June 28th, 2016
June 28, 2016 If you're looking for something fun to do over the July 4th long weekend, head out to East Texas and join in the 135th birthday celebration of the historic Texas State Railroad. Janet Gregg, Special Events Manager for the...

Class I commodity slump is a Texas short line bonanza

May 1st, 2016
Texas’ TNW Corp. has developed a core business of parking and caring for surplus railcars in dedicated “logistics centers” attached to each of its three Texas short lines. April 29, 2016 - Railway Age No, the tank cars are not waiting for...

Something Old draws in New audience of Millennials

January 18th, 2016
January 18, 2016 I had the pleasure of being invited to the Rail Private Car Alliance convention in Tyler over the weekend and jumping aboard a special steam train excursion on the Texas State Railroad courtesy of Iowa Pacific, the operator...

Tulsa close to "last step" for passenger rail into downtown - link to OKC

October 24th, 2015
October 23, 2015  (Tulsa) - The head of Tulsa’s passenger rail task force says the city is ready to take the last step toward having service into downtown. Former city councilor Rick Westcott said Iowa Pacific needs the state’s designation as the...

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