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Amtrak Texas Eagle returns to daily service later this month

March 5th, 2022
March 5, 2022 - TRA Newswire/ - Amtrak's Texas Eagle, cut back to operating only five days a week because of crew shortages, will return to daily service on March 28th along with four other national network trains. Other routes around...

Amtrak's Gardner to speak at SXSW touting expansion service in Texas, elsewhere

March 5th, 2022
March 5, 2022 - TRA Newswire - Amtrak President and CEO Stephen Gardner will be one of the presenters at SXSW in Austin during the annual mega-event. For the first time in over fifty years, there is game-changing federal investment on...

BNSF Railway, critical of CPKC merger proposals, seeks protections from regulators

March 3rd, 2022
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]March 2, 2022 - Bill Stephens, - BNSF Railway has urged federal regulators to take steps to protect cross-border traffic to and from Mexico as part of any approval of the proposed Canadian Pacific-Kansas City Southern merger. But BNSF dropped its...

Dallas City Council wanted answers why DART shut down during two February storms

March 3rd, 2022
March 2, 2022 - - Dallas Area Rapid Transit shut down all bus and light-rail services during the winter storms in February. And some Dallas city council members are demanding to know why. At a meeting Wednesday, council members were briefed...

Union Pacific Texas track projects a win for the railroad and diversity

March 3rd, 2022
March 3, 2022 - TRA Newswire - Four Union Pacific siding extensions either under construction or recently completed in Texas are delivering a win-win for the railroad and for some diverse suppliers. The railroad's strategy of longer passing sidings on its mostly...

FRA Chief Counsel Allison Ishihara Fultz to Speak at 18th Annual Southwestern Rail Conference

March 3rd, 2022
March 3, 2022 - TRA Newswire - Who will get over $100 billion in funding for expanding passenger and freight rail? What could it mean for Texas? Chief Counsel of the Federal Railroad Administration, Allison Ishihara Fultz, is one of the leaders...

BNSF closes out 2021 with record earnings

February 27th, 2022
February 27, 2022 - TRA Newswire - Fort Worth based BNSF Railway, described as one of the four "giants" in the Berkshire Hathaway portfolio of companies, finished 2021 with big numbers that grew both revenue and traffic. BNSF closed out the...

Opinion/Analysis: Part 5 of 5 - Congressman attacks Texas Central on a second front

February 24th, 2022
February 23, 2022 -David Peter Alan,  Contributing Editor, Railway Age - For the past few weeks, Railway Age has conducted an in-depth examination of the case of Miles v. Texas Central Railroad & Infrastructure, Inc. (TCRI) and Integrated Texas Logistics, Inc....

Ramabhadran named new Chair of Houston METRO

February 20th, 2022
February 20, 2022 - TRA Newswire - The next chairman of the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County (Houston METRO) is noted Indian-American engineer Sanjay Ramabhadran. He becomes the first from the community to lead a major public transportation agency in...

UP & BNSF to serve new steel mill in S. Texas

February 20th, 2022
February 19, 2022 - TRA Newswire - A 1.2 million square-foot flat roll steel mill that opened in Sinton, Texas will be served by both Union Pacific Railroad and BNSF Railway. The Steel Dynamics facility, 30 miles northwest of the Port of...

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