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Texas applicants and others file for SurfBoard Passenger Rail Advisory seats

March 9th, 2024
March 9, 2024 - TRA Newswire -The Surface Transportation Board has received 92 nominations for 18 seats on its first ever Rail Passengers Advisory Committee, with some names from Texas and nearby states on the list.When the SurfBoard announces the...

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...

What does a proposed SurfBoard rule mean to Texas shippers with only access to one railroad?

September 8th, 2023
September 8, 2023 - TRA Newswire -A new federal rule proposed by the U.S. Surface Transportation Board (STB) could mean more options for shippers in Texas and around the country that are currently only served by one railroad.It's called Reciprocal...

Texas' slowest train: STB opens investigation into On-Time Performance of Amtrak’s Sunset Limited

July 11th, 2023
July 11, 2023 - TRA Newswire -Today the Surface Transportation Board (STB) opened an investigation into the on-time performance of Amtrak's Sunset Limited long-distance passenger train that runs between New Orleans and Los Angeles, along the I-10 corridor through Texas.  Amtrak...

Suit filed in fed court: Union Pacific wants a do-over in the recent CPKC merger

May 7th, 2023
May 7, 2023 - TRA Newswire - Union Pacific is not happy with the recent Surface Transportation Board decision that allowed the merger of Canadian Pacific (CP) and Kansas City Southern (KCS) into the new CPKC. UP has filed suit in...

STB approves Canadian Pacific-Kansas City Southern merger

March 15th, 2023
March 15, 2023 - - The Surface Transportation Board today announced it has approved the merger of Canadian Pacific and Kansas City Southern with several conditions.The combined entity of the two smallest Class Is will be known as Canadian Pacific Kansas City (CPKC) and will be...

Amtrak says Sunset Limited on-time performance is substandard; railroads respond to charges

January 31st, 2023
January 31, 2023 - TRA Newswire -Union Pacific, BNSF Railway and Canadian National (CN) have responded to a complaint filed by Amtrak that the railroads "substandard" dispatching has affected the performance of its Sunset Limited service that runs between New...

SurfBoard Vice Chair Hedlund to speak at Southwestern Rail Conference

January 27th, 2023
January 27, 2023 - TRA Newswire -The Vice-Chair of the Surface Transportation Board, Karen Hedlund, will be a featured presenter at the 19th Annual Southwestern Rail Conference, April 3-4 at the Hurst Conference Center in the D/FW Metroplex. The STB...

Amtrak files Sunset Limited on-time complaint with the SurfBoard against Union Pacific

December 9th, 2022
December 9, 2020 - Jim Mathews, -Amtrak took deadly aim at the problem of chronically late long-distance trains in a Surface Transportation Board filing, using a complaint about the Sunset Limited’s “abysmal” performance to accuse Union Pacific of deliberately engaging in...

SurfBoard wants Union Pacific to explain increase in shipper embargoes

November 23rd, 2022
November 22, 2022 -  -The Surface Transportation Board (STB) is ordering Union Pacific (UP) President and CEO Lance Fritz and other top UP executives to appear at a Dec. 13-14 public hearing on what it’s calling a “substantial increase”...

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