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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...

Union Pacific on growing list of companies opposed to forced vaccine mandate

October 18th, 2021
October 18, 2021 - TRA Newswire - Citing a potential disruption to the flow of goods in Texas and throughout the national rail network, Union Pacific Railroad has filed suit in U.S. District Court to oppose forced vaccine mandates being imposed...

Covid-19 rescue plan will restore daily Amtrak service, assist ailing transit systems

March 11th, 2021
March 11, 2021 - TRA Newswire - Hours after the House of Representatives sent a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package with emergency funds for intercity rail and transit to the president’s desk, Amtrak announced that it will restore 12 long-distance routes...

Your voice needed: Don't let Amtrak go less than daily service in Texas

June 1st, 2020
June 1, 2020 - TRA Newswire / - In a letter sent to Congressional leaders, CEO Bill Flynn stated that Amtrak would need an additional $1.475 billion in funding, cut back it's workforce numbers by 20%, and drastically decrease system...

UP & BNSF rail volumes down double digits in March due to COVID-19

April 13th, 2020
April 13, 2020 - PFLPetroleum Report - North American rail volumes declined 8.0% year over year in March compared to the 6.6% year over year decrease in February. March’s volumes were -11.7% compared to -8.4% in February. Volumes were negatively impacted by...

COVID-19 slowing down Texas Central plans for Dallas-Houston high speed rail

March 29th, 2020
March 27, 2020 - TRA Newswire -  Texas Central High-Speed Rail announced that their planned high-speed rail project from Dallas to Houston could be impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. "This is one of those moments where we have to acknowledge how small our world really...

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