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Blocked crossings in Houston: Bill filed in Texas House to limit train length

February 27th, 2023
February 27, 2023 - TRA Austin -Texas Representative Ana Hernandez (District-143) has filed a bill in the House to limit the length of trains that run through her district, citing that long trains block railroad crossings for extended periods of...

Mask mandate over: Amtrak and Texas transit agencies rescind mask orders

April 19th, 2022
April 19, 2022 - TRA Newswire -Following a Federal judge in Florida ending the Center for Disease Control's order mandating masks for travelers on planes, trains, buses and other forms of transportation, Texas transit agencies and Amtrak said it's OK...

DART: recognized as a Best-in-State employer, CEO Nadine Lee interviewed

October 11th, 2021
October 6, 2021 - TRA Newswire - For the second year in a row, Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) has been recognized as a Best-in-State Employer by Forbes. The Best-in-State Employer award winners, given out by Forbes and Statista Inc., were chosen...

Gulf Coast rail 1 step closer: Mobile AL City Council votes to fund Amtrak

February 7th, 2020
February 6, 2020 - /  - Passenger rail service between Mobile and New Orleans took a big step forward this week. The Mobile City Council voted to pay up to $3 million to cover some operating costs for the...

Are US trains really that bad? It's complicated

December 11th, 2018
December 9, 2018 - - by Geoffrey Morrison - With limited routes and low-speed diesel locomotives, train travel in the US seems far behind the rest of the world. That's not going to change anytime soon. Compared to other wealthy nations,...

Texas Short Line Association President featured in Trains article

June 7th, 2017
June 7, 2017 - TRA Newswire - Paul Treangen, CEO of TWN Corporation, a company with three Texas short lines and logistics centers was interviewed by Train magazine. Trangen was recently named President of the Texas Short Line and Regional Railroad Association...

Flatonia NARP rail fan event scheduled for April 1st

March 25th, 2017
March 25, 2017 - TRA Newswire - Members of the National Association of Railroad Passengers Houston and San Antonio chapters will host a Flatonia Pavillion Party on Saturday April 1 with a day of train watching, food and informal rail advocacy. The...

Trinity Railway Express, others won't meet 2018 PTC deadline

February 6th, 2016
Expected to meet deadline include UP, BNSF and KCS February 3, 2016 - WASHINGTON (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Three of the biggest freight railroads operating in the U.S., including one in North Texas, have told the government they won’t meet a 2018 deadline...

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