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Analysis: Equipment run-through a factor in return of Texas Eagle-Capitol Limited daily service

March 25th, 2022
March 25, 2022 -  Bob Johnston, - Reliability, utility for passenger are potential drawbacks Shared trainsets, running through between Washington D.C. and San Antonio, Texas, via Chicago, are part of the plan when the Texas Eagle and Capitol Limited resume daily operation on Monday, March...

Opinion/Analysis: Part 5 of 5 - Congressman attacks Texas Central on a second front

February 24th, 2022
February 23, 2022 -David Peter Alan,  Contributing Editor, Railway Age - For the past few weeks, Railway Age has conducted an in-depth examination of the case of Miles v. Texas Central Railroad & Infrastructure, Inc. (TCRI) and Integrated Texas Logistics, Inc....

Opinion/Analysis: Part 4 of 5 - Is This the End of the Line?

February 8th, 2022
February 7, 2022 - David Peter Alan, Contributing Editor - Railway Age - Since 2016, Texas landowner James Frederick Miles and the companies that are planning the Texas Central high-speed-rail line between Dallas and the edge of Houston have been engaged...

Opinion/Analysis: Part 3 of 5 - The Texas Supreme Court Pivots and accepts the case

February 3rd, 2022
January 31, 2022 - David Peter Alan, Contributing Editor, Railway Age - For a short time, it looked like the end of the line for James Frederick Miles and his supporters. Miles is the landowner from a rural county between Dallas...

Opinion: Amtrak’s Texas Eagle is like an Artichoke, Mr. Congressman

January 25th, 2022
January 23, 2022 - Russell Jackson, Contributor - The Texas Eagle is buried in the secondary of the hierarchy of the endangered species of passenger transportation, Amtrak’s long distance trains. For decades the Eagle has run daily between Chicago and San Antonio, then on three...

Opinion/Analysis: Part 2 of 5 - Texas Central - More opponents line up

January 24th, 2022
January 24, 2022 - David Peter Alan, Contributing Editor, Railway Age  - A landowner in rural Texas is locked in a legal battle with the companies that are planning to build the Texas Central high-speed rail (HSR) project, which would establish...

Opinion/Analysis Part 1 of 5: When is a railroad not a railroad? Maybe “when it’s getting started in Texas.”

January 12th, 2022
January 11, 2022 - David Peter Alan, Contributing Editor, Railway Age - Part 1 of 5: A Temporary Victory for High-Speed Rail in the Lone Star State. When is a railroad not a railroad? Maybe “when it’s getting started in Texas.” The...

UP: Self-financed freight rail will still enjoy infrastructure law benefits

January 7th, 2022
January 4, 2022 - Union Pacific Insights - By Andrew Brady, General Director/External Affairs - In a time when it seems like Washington can’t get even the smallest things done, one big win in 2021 for Union Pacific was the passage of...

Opinion: Brady, Ellzey and McCaul don't understand why Texas needs high-speed rail

December 21st, 2021
December 21, 2021 - Robert J Leilich - Editor's note: to put this in context, Congressmen Kevin Brady (TX-08), Jake Ellzey (TX-06) and Michael McCaul (TX-10) sent a letter to Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg expressing their continuing opposition to Texas Central...

Insight: Five ways the infrastructure bill impacts railroads

November 21st, 2021
November 20, 2021 - Betsy Cantwell - - President Biden this week signed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), a momentous, bipartisan bill that will inject $1.2 trillion into fixing and improving U.S. roads, bridges, waterways, airports and other...

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