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Amtrak says yes to Southwest Chief TIGER grant: indirectly good for Heartland Flyer

March 4th, 2019
February 27, 2019 - - Another round of the fight to preserve the Southwest Chief came to a close Feb. 27, as Amtrak notified Sen. Jerry Moran (R-Kan) of the organization’s intent to release $3 million to participate in a...

Transpo Bill passes Senate: Amtrak told to run Southwest Chief train, not bus

August 2nd, 2018
August 2, 2018 - TRA Newswire - The vote was 92-6 in the Senate as the body passed the Transportation-HUD spending bill on Wednesday.  The Senate vote included $2.5 billion for passenger rail as a part of a package of fiscal 2019 funding measures. .   A...

Fort Worth Western gets TIGER grant for Positive Train Control

August 20th, 2016
August 16, 2016 - TRA Newswire One of the receipients of the latest round of Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grants is Fort Worth Western Railroad. U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced the recipients of $500 million in grants that were awarded...

Texas' TIGER grant: $20 million for rural buses - 0 for rail

October 30th, 2015
October 30, 2015 - TRA Newswire (Austin) - The Texas Department of Transportation has been awarded more than $20 million in federal TIGER* grants to improve transportation services for rural populations. The funding will help replace 325 vehicles located throughout the...

Tiger Grant: $15 Million to upgrade Amtrak’s Southwest Chief route

October 28th, 2015 - October 27, 2015 WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich and U.S. Representatives Michelle Lujan Grisham, Steve Pearce and Ben Ray Luján have announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has awarded $15,210,143 for the...

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