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Texas State Railroad wins 2022 Tripadvisor Travelers' Choice Award

July 27th, 2022
July 27, 2022 - TRA Newswire  -The Texas State Railroad (TSR), one of the premier tourist railroads in the country, has been recognized by TripAdvisor as a 2022 Travelers' Choice award winner.TSR runs excursion trains between Palestine and Rusk in...

Polar Express rolls again this year in Galveston, East Texas

November 25th, 2021
November 25, 2021 - TRA Newswire - Experience a Christmas from the movies and ride the Polar Express at the Galveston Railroad Museum on the island and at the Texas State Railroad in Palestine this season. Galveston Railroad Museum Polar Express In Galveston...

Texas State Railroad gets $1.5 million during legislative session

June 9th, 2021
June 9, 2021 - TRA Newswire - The historic Texas State Railroad in East Texas received $1.5 million in funding from the 87th legislative session to keep the rail line operating. The allocation can be used to purchase additional rail cars,...

Union Pacific to close Palestine repair shops, up to 57 jobs cut

April 16th, 2021
April 16, 2021 - TRA Newswire - The Union Pacific Palestine Main Car Facility in East Texas will close down June 14, according to the railroad, resulting in a loss of up to 57 jobs. Limited car repair activities will continue...

Texas State Railroad announces Polar Express will run this Xmas

August 22nd, 2020
August 22, 2020 - TRA Newswire - Santa's elves will again be welcoming boys and girls, from 2 to 92, aboard the POLAR EXPRESS™ journey to the North Pole at Texas State Railroad this November and December. Tickets are now on sale...

Union Pacific sues East Texas town over century old jobs agreement

December 10th, 2019
December 10, 2019 - TRA Newswire- In 1872, the International Railroad and the Houston and Great Northern Railroad met in the East Texas town of Palestine, Texas and merged the following year into the International and Great Northern Railroad (IGN).  An...

TRA response to Palestine Herald-Press story on high-speed rail

March 8th, 2019
March 8, 2019 - TRA opinion - Texas Rail Advocates has responded to a story that showed a grim picture of the proposed private-investor high-speed rail project between Dallas and Houston. TRA President Peter LeCody responded to a March 7, 2019 story...

Texas State Railroad's Polar Express takes to the tracks for Christmas riders

November 28th, 2016
November 27, 2016 - PALESTINE – Stunned Texas State Railroad passenger Bailey Parsons, 6, seemed almost speechless recently as her childhood hero ventured up the train aisle and extended a gloved hand in greeting. The bigger-than-life figure, dressed in a velvety...

Texas State Railroad announces more 2016 events in the Piney Woods

March 15th, 2016
March 15, 2016 - TRA Newswire The Texas State Railroad, the official state railroad, has announced a series of events for the 2016 season including the Easter Egg Express, which runs weekends through March 26. Trains depart from the Rusk Depot...

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