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Cities and counties want rail funding from TxDOT and Texas legislature

September 22nd, 2022
September 22, 2022 - TRA Newswire -Texas cities and county Commissioner Courts are signing resolutions and letters of support for rail funding in the upcoming legislative session.Spurred on by Texas Rail Advocates' Fair-Share-For-Rail Campaign which points out that freight and...

Texas Rail Advocates want state to fight for federal rail grants

May 18th, 2022
May 16, 2022 - FreightWaves.com -"We have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to seize the day"Texas short-line operators are urging the state to pursue federal funds that would help finance rail projects in the state.They're highlighting federal grants available from the Federal...

Soon: Southwestern Rail Conference videos and on-screen presentations

April 6th, 2022
April 4, 2022 - TRA Newswire - FRA, TxDOT, Texas Railroad Association, Amtrak, Alstom, Texas House Transportation. A record number of attendees at the 18th Annual Southwestern Rail Conference heard from a wide range of presenters on freight and passenger rail...

Southwestern Rail Conference is sold out

March 30th, 2022
March 29, 2022 - TRA Newswire - 300 attendees will get a front-row seat to hear freight and passenger rail experts discuss important issues of the day Thursday and Friday at the 18th Annual Southwestern Rail Conference in Dallas. As of...

Tx Supremes hear arguments on high speed rail

January 11th, 2022
January 11, 2022 - TRA Austin - It may be several months before the Texas Supreme Court hands down a decision that determines if a Texas railroad is really a railroad and can acquire land for a high speed rail project. Oral...

A defining moment for high speed rail in Texas: Texas Central argues its case before the state Supreme Court

January 10th, 2022
January 10, 2022 - TRA Austin - Tuesday morning, the Texas Supreme Court will hear oral arguments that may decide the fate of the Texas Central Railway (TCR) Dallas to Houston high speed rail project. This legal challenge by a Leon County...

Former TRA Exec Director Chris Lippincott passes away

August 9th, 2021
August 9, 2021 - TRA Newswire - Texas Rail Advocates is saddened to hear of the passing of former Executive Director and transportation advocate Chris Lippincott of Austin. Chris, a resident of Crestview, was a professional media strategist who helped shape TRA's...

Southwestern Rail Conference (Virtual) features State Rail Panel

January 13th, 2021
Updated January 17, 2021 - TRA Newswire - The 17th Annual Southwestern Rail Conference will go virtual Thursday, January 28th with an all-day lineup of rail leaders from the industry and from political circles discussing important transportation topics. http://texasrailadvocates.org/2021-southwestern-rail-conference/ The conference is...

Southwestern Rail Conference announces more presentations

December 22nd, 2019
December 22, 2019 - TRA Newswire - From a Texas Capitol transportation update to the CEO of the company building Texas' high speed rail project, the Southwestern Rail Conference will bring together the public and private sector to discuss important rail...

Texas Rail Advocates files STB letter supporting Texas Central

October 2nd, 2019
October 2, 2019 - TRA Newswire - Texas Rail Advocates has filed a letter with the Surface Transportation Board supporting a request from Texas Central Railway to show that a national ticketing agreement with Amtrak should solidify their position as being...

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