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CPKC's FInal Spike Steam Tour heads back north through Texas after visit to Mexico

June 13th, 2024
June 13, 2024 - TRA Newswire -If you're in South Texas through June 16th, you have one more chance to see the Canadian Pacific Kansas City Southern Final Spike Anniversary Steam tour train roll through your town.After an historic tour...

New direction: CPKC will open major auto distribution center in North Texas in June

May 30th, 2024
May 30, 2024 - TRA Newswire / Progressive Railroading -It started out as the master planned Wylie Logistics Park, northeast of downtown Dallas, next to the Starling Wylie Intermodal Terminal in 2021.A state-of-the-art distribution and warehouse center in Wylie, with...

Southern Rail Commission Chair Knox Ross at Southwestern Rail Conference: Gulf Coast rail this fall, I-20 and others in planning

April 25th, 2024
April 25, 2024 - TRA Newswire -"We've been working on this for ten years and we're almost there", according to Southern Rail Commission Chairman Knox Ross, referring to reestablishing passenger rail service along the Gulf Coast, from New Orleans to...

Mexico orders railroads to prioritize passenger train services over freight operations - two lines to reach Texas border cities

November 26th, 2023
UPDATED November 26, 2023 - TRA Newswire - Mexico’s government issued a federal mandate this week forcing private railway companies operating in the country to offer passenger service over their normal daily freight runs.Two of the passenger lines proposed would run...

Freight rail is slowing down and we're not talking about speed

October 26th, 2023
October 26, 2023 - TRA Newswire -Class 1's, including those that operate in Texas and the Southwest are lowering their outlook for the year after volumes continued to slide in the 3rd quarter.Canadian Pacific Kansas City (CPKC) CEO Keith Creel...

The CPKC Holiday Train returns Nov. 20 to Dec. 19, supporting food banks

October 13th, 2023
October 13, 2023 - TRA Newswire - The 25th annual Holiday Train, now from the newly combined Canadian Pacific-Kansas City Southern Railway (CPKC) will start rolling through Texas and the midwest starting November 20th.Each year, this illuminated train travels across CPKC’s...

I-20 passenger rail link from DFW to Atlanta gets study OK from CPKC, progress on 2 new corridors from New Orleans

September 9th, 2023
September 9, 2023 - TRA Newswire -The Southern Rail Commission announced at a quarterly meeting yesterday that Amtrak has reached an agreement with Canadian Pacific / Kansas City Southern (CPKC) to conduct the study for establishing passenger rail service from...

Stay off my tracks! UP goes to court over CPKC moving grain trains over their lines between Beaumont and Houston-Galveston ports

August 29th, 2023
August 29, 2023 - TRA Newswire -, Hey CPKC, if you want to use UP tracks for your grain trains, you better get a new agreement first. That's the contention of Union Pacific. The company wants a federal court in Western Missouri...

CPKC 2014 1st anniversary steam loco tour to include Texas stops

July 22nd, 2023
July 22, 2023 - TRA Newswire - Canadian Pacific Kansas City (CPKC) announced its 2816 Empress steam locomotive will travel from Canada, through the U.S. and into Mexico departing Calgary, Alta. on April 14, 2024, the one-year anniversary of CPKC’s creation....

Competition heats up for rail freight business on Class 1's and Texas is at the epicenter

June 28th, 2023
June 28, 2023 - TRA Newswire -In less than 90 days, all of the Class 1 railroads that operate in Texas have gone on the offensive to either create new business or see how they can funnel existing freight business...

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