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New lower pricing options for the Heartland Flyer: Fort Worth to OKC

July 10th, 2023
July 10, 2023 - TRA Newswire -You can now ride the daily Amtrak Heartland Flyer from Fort Worth to Oklahoma City for as low as $20 each way, according to the Oklahoma Department of Transportation.A new fare structure went into...

Heartland Flyer at 20: celebration that brings two states together

June 24th, 2019
June 12, 2019 - TRA Newswire / The Oklahoman - Katie Moore, who as an 11 year old back in 1999, picked the winning name for the train that serves Texas and Oklahoma every day, accepts a "golden ticket" and a...

Come out and celebrate 20 years of the Heartland Flyer on June 14

June 5th, 2019
Updated June 11, 2019 - TRA Newswire - A crowd is expected at Fort Worth, Oklahoma City and points in-between on Friday, June 14 to celebrate 20 years of passenger rail service on the Heartland Flyer route between the two states....

June 9: Inspection train is 1st step to restore I-35 Corridor TX / OK / KS service

June 3rd, 2017
June 3, 2017 - TRA Newswire - The next step in restoring passenger rail service between Texas and Kansas will happen Friday June 9 when Amtrak and BNSF Railway will operate a special inspection trip from Oklahoma City to Kansas City. Texas...

Heartland Flyer funding OK for FY-17 but competition may pop up

May 28th, 2016
May 26, 2016 - Passenger Rail Oklahoma reports that the Oklahoma Department of Transportation has informed the rail advocacy organization that funding for the Heartland Flyer service between Fort Worth and Oklahoma City has been approved for FY-2017.  However, the legislature left the train...

TxDOT Rail Director says locals need to "Empower 35" rail plan / Calls for changes to Heartland Flyer service

January 24th, 2016
January 22, 2016 - TRA Newswire Highlights: I-35 Corridor passenger rail plan due out soon Heartland Flyer Fort Worth to Oklahoma service could be up for grabs Beaumont railroad bridge and Laredo freight traffic bottlenecks in rail division sights Within the next several months a...

It's time for the ODOT-TxDOT Heartland Flyer to grow up

October 31st, 2015
June 14, 1999 was the first run of the Oklahoma state supported Heartland Flyer, a daily train that made a round-trip between Oklahoma City and Fort Worth, Texas. It ended a twenty year drought of passenger rail service in that...

Oklahoma DOT starts upgrading 300 rail crossings

October 13th, 2015
October 13, 2015 (Special to TRA) Approximately 300 rail crossing locations on highways, city streets and county roads in Oklahoma are set to become safer and more visible. The Oklahoma Department of Transportation is putting these areas on a fast track...

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