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Soon: Southwestern Rail Conference videos and on-screen presentations

April 6th, 2022
April 4, 2022 - TRA Newswire - FRA, TxDOT, Texas Railroad Association, Amtrak, Alstom, Texas House Transportation. A record number of attendees at the 18th Annual Southwestern Rail Conference heard from a wide range of presenters on freight and passenger rail...

Southwestern Rail Conference is sold out

March 30th, 2022
March 29, 2022 - TRA Newswire - 300 attendees will get a front-row seat to hear freight and passenger rail experts discuss important issues of the day Thursday and Friday at the 18th Annual Southwestern Rail Conference in Dallas. As of...

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...

Texas anti high-speed train rural counties file suit against USDOT

April 15th, 2021
April 14, 2021 - TRA Newswire - In what seems like a never ending chain of lawsuits against a high-speed rail line,  rural counties and landowners between Dallas and Houston are at it again. Texas Central Railroad, the private company in...

Deadline 12/31: Texas RR's in good shape on Positive Train Control

November 22nd, 2020
November 22, 2020 - TRA Newswire - With a mandated government deadline of December 31st to implement Positive Train Control (PTC) systems, Texas railroads are in good shape overall. The Federal Railroad Administration said that all railroads subject to the statutory...

Governor's confusion about Texas high-speed rail illustrates project's complexity

October 15th, 2020
October 15, 2020 - - The planned bullet train that could connect Dallas and Houston via a 90-minute train ride has the "full support" of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, according to a letter the governor sent the Japanese prime minister...

Feds announced rail grants for Blacklands RR, CapMetro, TXGN, Kiamichi RR and Hutto, TX

October 4th, 2020
September 28, 2020 - TRA Newswire - Four more rail projects in Texas have received over $14 million from the USDOT's Federal Railroad Administration as part of a $320 million competitive grant funding under the FY2020 Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety...

FRA announces another big step forward for high speed rail in Texas

May 29th, 2020
May 29, 2020 - TRA Newswire - Final HSR Environmental Study released today by FRA 30 Day review period starts Record of Decision expected this summer Today, the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) released the Final Environmental Impact Statement (Final EIS) for...

FRA wants public comment on Texas Central's safety regs

May 5th, 2020
May 4, 2020 - TRA Newswire - Today through Wednesday, the Federal Railroad Administration is conducting public hearings by phone on the proposed safety and operating standards for Texas Central Railway. You can have your say about the FRA's “Notice of Particular...

Texas finally snags a small share of fed infrastructure/safety rail grants

March 13th, 2020
March 13, 2020 - TRA Newswire - U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao has announced that U.S. railroads will receive $248 million in grant funds for safety and infrastructure projects with four of those projects in Texas receiving $5.6 million. The grant...

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