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Texas Rail Advocates petitions TxDOT to participate in FRA Corridor ID Program

July 16th, 2022
July 18, 2022 - TRA Newswire - Texas Rail Advocates, in letters to elected and appointed state officials this week, pinpointed three specific passenger rail opportunities that could be eligible for federal grants and assistance under a recently announced Federal Railroad...

NETEX: Rail operator Freedom Rail making inroads, state of Texas starting to help

July 11th, 2022
July 11, 2022 - TRA Newswire -The Texas Department of Transportation Rail Division Director Jeff Davis had some good news for the 40-plus statewide short line railroads at the Southwestern Rail Conference in Dallas in April. "We recognize the important...

FRA announces $3 billion Rail Crossing Elimination Program - will Texas participate?

July 3rd, 2022
July 3, 2022 - TRA Newswire -On Thursday the Federal Railroad Administration announced a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for its newly created Railroad Crossing Elimination Program, a grant program to improve safety and mobility of people and goods.$3 billion...

TxDOT says it is interested in infrastructure grants for rail projects

June 4th, 2022
June 4, 2022 - TRA Newswire -There is actual interest in pursuing grants for state rail projects at the Texas Department of Transportation, an agency not noted for putting out news releases on rail efforts and that has been hesitant...

Southwestern Rail Conference Video: new TxDOT Rail Division Director sets his priorities

April 18th, 2022
April 18, 2022 - TRA Newswire - Jeff Davis, still fairly new in his position as the head of TxDOT's Rail Division, has set priorities he wants to see accomplished.Davis' remarks from the Southwestern Rail Conference can be found on the...

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