Plans to move Amtrak to faster tracks have stalled

Passengers endure long waits stuck in freight yards

Officials confident resolution is only weeks away

September 11, 2015 - Fort Worth Star-Telegram / Gordon Dickson


The latest example is playing out in Fort Worth, where a nearly 7-year effort to move Amtrak onto less-crowded Trinity Railway Express tracks to speed up its on-time performance remains unresolved.

And a $7.2 million chunk of federal stimulus funding awarded to the project in January 2010, as part of an effort to get the nation’s economy going, remains unspent
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