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Ride the Heartland Flyer for $25 or less during the June quarter century celebration

May 30th, 2024
May 30, 2024 - TRA Newswire -Mid-June will mark 25 years of passenger rail service between Fort Worth and Oklahoma City on the daily Heartland Flyer and passengers can ride for $25 or less between June 13 and 18. According...

Save the date: get ready for 25th anniversary of the Heartland Flyer on June 18

May 10th, 2024
May 10, 2024 - TRA Newswire -Plans are being reading for the 25th anniversary celebration of the Heartland Flyer, the Texas and Oklahoma partnered daily passenger rail service between Fort Worth and Oklahoma City.While some of the details are being...

Oklahoma City issues support letter for Amtrak Heartland Flyer expansion

April 16th, 2022
April 14, 2022 - TRA Newswire - Now that the Oklahoma City Council approved a resolution supporting the daily Heartland Flyer and expansion north to Kansas, Amtrak representatives are optimistic that the plan can work within a 5-year timeline. Last year...

Heartland Flyer expansion from Fort Worth-Okla City-north would mean more transportation options

October 5th, 2021
October 5, 2021 - Kateleigh Mills, - As a bipartisan bill that would dedicate $1.2 trillion dollars to improving the nation’s infrastructure waits for the congressional lawmakers to take action, Oklahoma public radio reporters have been asking people what they would improve...

Amtrak, local leaders discuss possible Midwest Expansion, including added Fort Worth frequency

June 9th, 2021
June 8, 2021 - - Amtrak's proposed Heartland Flyer expansion would triple the frequency of rides between the station in downtown Fort Worth and Oklahoma City, as well as extend Amtrak service to Newton, Kansas through Wichita. In a Zoom press...

Plans for Heartland Flyer extension from Fort Worth to Kansas ramping up

May 23rd, 2021
May 23, 2021 - TRA Newswire - Amtrak officials this past week explained their vision to extend the daily Heartland Flyer, which now runs from Fort Worth to Oklahoma City, northward to Kansas connections. Amtrak Government Affairs spokesmen Derrick James of Chicago...

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....

Lines form to catch first rides on the Oklahoma City streetcar

December 15th, 2018
December 14, 2018 - - Lines formed downtown on Friday morning to catch the first rides on the Oklahoma City Streetcar after the grand opening ceremony on the east plaza at Leadership Square. Hundreds of people filled the plaza for...

Some Tulsa-to-OKC Rail Supporters Already Thinking of High-Speed Trains

October 5th, 2017
October 3, 2017 -  - How would you like to get to Oklahoma City in 25 minutes? Some passenger rail supporters think it’s possible with high-speed rail. At state Sen. Kevin Matthews' interim study on passenger rail Tuesday, McGrath Construction President Jon...

Newspaper: Passenger rail could be a boon for Oklahoma

July 30th, 2017
July 29, 2017 - - State Reps. Monroe Nichols and Forrest Bennett are on the right side of history - and they're on the side of Oklahomans who believe restoration of a robust passenger rail service could be a boon...

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