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Guest Contribution: The Brazos Valley should welcome passenger rail

March 25th, 2024
March 25, 2024 - - Garion Frankel, Guest Contributor -In 1867, the Houston and Texas Central Railroad, after years of delay, rumbled into Bryan for the first time, greeted by raucous celebrations glorifying the Brazos Valley’s newfound connections to the outside world. Along with...

'More lanes or more trains?' Proposed rail projects in Texas get federal funding boost

December 8th, 2023
December 8, 2023 - -More passenger rail projects are on the horizon in North Texas and across the state as federal officials announced new funding on Friday.The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) is awarding a $500,000 grant for the proposed I-20...

Oklahoma & Kansas Rail Caucus update efforts on extending Heartland Flyer from Fort Worth northward to KS

April 30th, 2022
April 30, 2022 - TRA Newswire -The Northern Flyer Alliance, a grass-roots group working to extend the current Fort Worth to Oklahoma City rail service north to Kansas, has been busy garnering support from cities, towns and state legislatures.The alliance...

Proposed rail trade corridor would link Mazatlán port with Winnipeg, Canada, through Texas

October 15th, 2020
October 15, 2020 - - A Mexican company is seeking investment to develop a North American trade corridor between the Pacific coast port city of Mazatlán, Sinaloa, and Winnipeg, Canada. Caxxor Group is aiming to raise US $3.3 billion in initial...

Legislators push transpo committee to study Austin-San Antonio passenger rail

September 28th, 2019
September 27, 2019 - - State legislators representing San Antonio and Austin wrote a letter to the House Transportation Committee chairman Rep. Terry Canales, D-Edinburg, asking him to research passenger rail options between the cities in advance of the next...

20 Texas Representatives ask to advance Austin-San Antonio rail corridor

August 19th, 2019
August 21, 2019 - TRA Newswire EXCLUSIVE- Twenty (20) Texas State Representatives have petitioned the Chairman of the House Transportation Committee and the Speaker of the House to open hearings on what it will take to advance a passenger rail corridor...

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