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New hopes for a train from Dallas to Houston

December 14th, 2023
December 14, 2023 -, written by Megan Kimble -The Texas Eagle, an Amtrak passenger train, made its final run from Dallas to Houston on September 10, 1995. The trip was scheduled to take a little more than six hours, but...

Federal railroad grant denied for passenger rail in central Texas

December 9th, 2023
December 8, 2023 - - On Friday, the Federal Railroad Administration approved five corridors for passenger rail expansion in Texas and excluded the corridor connecting Austin, San Antonio and Dallas-Fort Worth."So that is disappointing news, but it's not the end...

Houston-to-Dallas high-speed rail project awarded $500,000 federal grant

December 8th, 2023
December 8, 2023 - - The long-envisioned initiative was one of seven high-speed rail projects across the country selected to receive grant funding from the Federal Railroad Administration, which awarded a total of $8.2 billion to 79 rail projects that...

'More lanes or more trains?' Proposed rail projects in Texas get federal funding boost

December 8th, 2023
December 8, 2023 - -More passenger rail projects are on the horizon in North Texas and across the state as federal officials announced new funding on Friday.The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) is awarding a $500,000 grant for the proposed I-20...

Port of Victoria receives $20 million grant to fund new rail infrastructure

October 2nd, 2023
October 2, 2023 - TRA Newswire -The Victoria County Navigation District has received a TXDOT Maritime Infrastructure Program (MIP) Grant to fund the first phase of a rail infrastructure project at the Texas Logistics Center (TXLC). Phase 1 of the...

FRA accepting applications for $311 million CRISI rail grants. Will Texas apply?

April 20th, 2020
April 20, 2020 - TRA Newswire - The $311 million dollar question. Will the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) be applying for any rail project grants under the latest Federal Railroad Administration's notice of funding opportunity for capital projects? The most...

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