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Bass retires: TxDOT Commission names Williams as new CEO of transpo agency

May 27th, 2021
May 27, 2021 - TRA Newswire - Marc Williams has been named the Texas Department of Transportation's CEO, stepping in to replace Executive Director James Bass who previously announced his retirement. Bass' career with TxDOT spanned over 40 years. Williams has served...

How U.S. and Texas Transportation Committees shape up for 2021, Ex-Mayor Van Duyne picked to serve

January 26th, 2021
January 26, 2021 - TRA Newswire - A number of Texans will populate the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure under Chairman Peter DeFazio (D-OR). The House T&I Committee is one of the largest bodies in Congress and covers a wide...

Phoenix Park plans Southern Gateway Rail Hub in Corpus Christi

December 20th, 2020
December 10, 2020 - - Phoenix Park Energy Marketing plans to construct the Southern Gateway Rail Hub, a 30,000-barrels-per-day (bpd) LPG rail terminal in Corpus Christi, Texas, to serve export markets from local LPG supply sources. The Southern Gateway Rail...

Old Burlington RR depot in Abilene to see new life

December 20th, 2020
December 10, 2020 - Abilene Reporter News - Trains brought progress to Abilene, and now progress in the South of Downtown Abilene District is about moving trains down the tracks. Ironhorse Resources railroad company is selling the historic Burlington Depot at...

Georgetown Rail Equipment Company (GREX) becomes Loram Technologies January 1

December 11th, 2020
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] December 11, 2020 - TRA Newswire - Georgetown Rail Equipment Company (GREX), which was founded 27 years ago in their namesake Texas city, will become part of Loram on January 1st  a company long known for its rail inspection and maintenance...

North Texans invited to comment on transportation funding programs

September 16th, 2020
September 16, 2020 - TRA Newswire - The North Central Texas Council of Governments is conducting an online input opportunity to give residents the chance to comment on a series of transportation initiatives in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. North Texans are encouraged...

FRA report: Texas in top 4 for fatal rail trespasser strikes

February 7th, 2020
February 4, 2020 - TRA Newswire - Texas is one of four states with the most fatal trespasser strikes along rail lines according to a report published by the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA). The report provided a summary of FRA trespasser strike...

TX feds concerned over trade practices of foreign freight rail & transit builders

May 18th, 2019
May 16, 2019 - - The leaders of the transportation policy panel of the U.S. House of Representatives expressed concern about possible unfair trade practices in the freight rail and transit sectors. The concerns stem from market practices state-owned enterprises have...

Union Pacific reports record third quarter results, progress on Unified Plan 2020

October 25th, 2018
October 25, 2018 - TRA Newswire - Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP) today reported 2018 third quarter net income of $1.6 billion, or a third quarter record $2.15 per diluted share. This compares to $1.2 billion, or $1.50 per diluted share,...

4 Bad "Kill High Speed Rail Bills" To Be Heard Thursday Morning in Austin

May 1st, 2017
May 1, 2017 - TRA Newswire Four bills are slated to be heard by the Texas House Transportation Committee Thursday morning that could either delay or kill a privately funded bullet train project slated to be built between Dallas and Houston. "Now...

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