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Federal regulators to establish the first passenger rail advisory committee

November 14th, 2023
November 14, 2023 - TRA Newswire -The Surface Transportation Board took a historic step this week to establish the first Passenger Rail Advisory Committee Agency. In a statement the STB "determined that it is necessary and in the public interest to...

Supply chain troubles: KCS offers crews to UP and BNSF to move snarled trains in Houston

April 30th, 2022
April 30, 2022 - TRA Newswire -Railroads are having a tough go with supply chain hiccups across the country and Texas is not immune to the consequences.In a letter to the Surface Transportation Board, Kansas City Southern (KCS) indicated that...

BNSF Railway, critical of CPKC merger proposals, seeks protections from regulators

March 3rd, 2022
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]March 2, 2022 - Bill Stephens, - BNSF Railway has urged federal regulators to take steps to protect cross-border traffic to and from Mexico as part of any approval of the proposed Canadian Pacific-Kansas City Southern merger. But BNSF dropped its...

Fort Worth-based Rio Grande Pacific joins partnership in new 85 mile Utah rail line

December 17th, 2021
November 17, 2021 - TRA Newswire - Fort Worth-based Rio Grande Pacific Corporation (RGP) will be part of a public-private partnership to build and operate a new 85 mile long rail line in Utah to benefit the Ute Indian Tribe. The Surface...

Feds say review of CP-KCS acquisition can proceed

November 25th, 2021
November 24, 2021 - TRA Newswire - The Surface Transportation Board (STB) has given the nod to hear the application for Canadian Pacific's (CP) acquisition of Kansas City Southern (KCS) railroad after objections from other Class 1 railroads were rejected. The...

STB gets paperwork from CP and KCS to form CPKC

November 5th, 2021
November 4, 2021 - TRA Newswire - Lets get the alphabet soup sorted out first. The Surface Transportation Board (STB) has received an application jointly filed by Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (CP) and Kansas City Southern (KCS) that would create a single-line...

CP, then CN and back to CP: KCS Railways' new partner

September 22nd, 2021
September 15, 2021 - TRA Newswire / Politico - The latest twist in a bidding war between two Canadian freight rail giants and the smallest Class 1 American railroad looks like it has finally been settled. Kansas City Southern (KCS) said it...

Amtrak playing hardball with CSX, NS on Gulf Coast service: Files with STB

March 18th, 2021
March 16, 2021 - - In a move that appears to be a pre-emptive strike, Amtrak has asked the Surface Transportation Board (STB) to intervene on its behalf if CSX and Norfolk Southern don’t cooperate on hosting proposed new service...

Governor's confusion about Texas high-speed rail illustrates project's complexity

October 15th, 2020
October 15, 2020 - - The planned bullet train that could connect Dallas and Houston via a 90-minute train ride has the "full support" of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, according to a letter the governor sent the Japanese prime minister...

Extraordinary STB decision: Texas Central Railway is part of the 'interstate rail network'

July 16th, 2020
July 16, 2020 - TRA Newswire - Updated 7/17/20 with TCR comment - In a 15 page decision Thursday, the Surface Transportation Board affirmed that Texas Central Railway (TCR) is officially part of the interstate rail network. In its finding the...

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