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Tourist attraction Texas State Railroad gets $10 million from legislature

June 12th, 2023
June 10, 2023 - - State Senator Robert Nichols (R – Jacksonville) and State Representative Cody Harris (R – Palestine) secured $10 million through House Bill 1, the General Appropriations Act, for the Texas State Railroad.“The Texas State Railroad is...

Texas State Railroad wins 2022 Tripadvisor Travelers' Choice Award

July 27th, 2022
July 27, 2022 - TRA Newswire  -The Texas State Railroad (TSR), one of the premier tourist railroads in the country, has been recognized by TripAdvisor as a 2022 Travelers' Choice award winner.TSR runs excursion trains between Palestine and Rusk in...

Polar Express rolls again this year in Galveston, East Texas

November 25th, 2021
November 25, 2021 - TRA Newswire - Experience a Christmas from the movies and ride the Polar Express at the Galveston Railroad Museum on the island and at the Texas State Railroad in Palestine this season. Galveston Railroad Museum Polar Express In Galveston...

Texas State Railroad gets $1.5 million during legislative session

June 9th, 2021
June 9, 2021 - TRA Newswire - The historic Texas State Railroad in East Texas received $1.5 million in funding from the 87th legislative session to keep the rail line operating. The allocation can be used to purchase additional rail cars,...

Jaguar Transport Holdings buys five short-lines, 1 in E. Texas

November 5th, 2020
November 5, 2020 - TRA Newswire - Jaguar Transport Holdings (Jaguar) and The Western Group (TWG) have announced that Jaguar has acquired five short-line railroads, one in East Texas, and a railroad construction and maintenance company from TWG. Jaguar is partnered with...

Texas State Railroad announces Polar Express will run this Xmas

August 22nd, 2020
August 22, 2020 - TRA Newswire - Santa's elves will again be welcoming boys and girls, from 2 to 92, aboard the POLAR EXPRESS™ journey to the North Pole at Texas State Railroad this November and December. Tickets are now on sale...

Supporting Texas State Railroad and their steam trains is good for a summer outing

May 5th, 2018
May 5, 2018 - TRA Opinion - Summer rail season goes full steam ahead starting May 26th at the Texas State Railroad, one of the treasures of railroading in the Lone Star state. Rare steam locomotives of the historic Golden Age...

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...

Texas State Railroad announces October Pumpkin Patch Express for the kids

September 28th, 2016
September 28, 2016 - TRA Newswire - Every Saturday and Sunday in October the Texas State Railroad’s Pumpkin Patch Express will roll out of the Rusk Depot, headed for their special Halloween site. Trains will depart at 11:30am and 2:30pm each day for a...

Texas State Railroad offers special Sunday fares for families

July 24th, 2016
July 24, 2016 - TRA Newswire The Texas State Railroad  wants to help create lasting memories by offering three discounted train rides for families to enjoy this summer.  Sunday Funday Matinees are scheduled for  August 14 and September 18. Trains depart at...

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