Texas: TEXRail in Grapevine provides a path to transit across the region

By Miranda Jaimes, Community Impact Newspaper; May 15, 2019 About 200,000 have taken advantage of TEXRail in its first four…

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Texas: Why is TEXRail naming this train car Spike?

By Gordon Dickson, Fort Worth Star-Telegram; May 10, 2019 FORT WORTH Later this year, Fort Worth residents who travel on…

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A fiery Fort Worth, Texas train derailment could change how railroads handle hazardous cargo

By Gordon Dickson, Fort Worth Star-Telegram; April 26, 2019 FORT WORTH Some tanker cars involved in a fiery train derailment…

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Did heavy rainfall cause a train derailment, massive ethanol fire in Fort Worth?

By Gordon Dickson, Fort Worth Star-Telegram; April 24, 2019 FORT WORTH Did an incredibly powerful rainfall early Wednesday contribute to…

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Wabtec Delivers 1000th Evolution Locomotive

From Diesel & Gas Turbine Worldwide; April 25, 2019 Wabtec marked the delivery of the 1000th Evolution Series Tier 4…

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Fort Worth, Texas has a great little TEXRail train station with an awful name – not anymore!

By Gordon Dickson, Fort Worth Star-Telegram; March 26, 2019 FORT WORTH Since it opened in 2001, the Fort Worth Intermodal…

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Wichita, Kansas city leaders in Washington to talk about funding and Amtrak

By Craig Andres, KSNW NBC; March 12, 2019 WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – Mayor Jeff Longwell and city council members are…

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In Texas, TEXRail helps boost Fort Worth’s economic profile

By Michael Popke, Progressive Railroading Magazine; March 2019 At 3 a.m. on Jan. 10, six people were lined up to…

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Texas: Why Fort Worth (probably) can’t have a TEXRail system as large as Dallas’ DART trains

By Gordon Dickson, Fort Worth Star-Telegram; February 8, 2019 FORT WORTH The popularity of Fort Worth’s new TEXRail commuter train…

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Would you ride to work? Why Fort Worth, Texas is looking to TEXRail stations for development

By Luke Ranker, Fort Worth Star-Telegram; January 23, 2019 FORT WORTH Fort Worth traffic has been a fact of life…

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Fort Worth, Texas is crazy over TEXRail, so is now the time to extend the trains south and west?

By Gordon Dickson, Fort Worth Star-Telegram; January 18, 2019 FORT WORTH Commuter rail supporters in Fort Worth say the time…

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Texas: Commuters Riding The Rails As TEXRail Line Begins Service

By Yona Gavino, CBS DFW 11; January 10, 2019 FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – After a slight ‘derailment’ of its scheduled launch,…

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Texas: Waiting on a train? TEXRail’s on-again, off-again opening set for Thursday

By Gordon Dickson, Fort Worth Star-Telegram; January 7, 2019 FORT WORTH After three days of delays, TEXRail has been cleared…

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Fort Worth, Texas: TEXRail abruptly calls off plans to run the trains Saturday, citing federal shutdown

By Gordon Dickson, Fort Worth Star-Telegram; January 4, 2019 FORT WORTH – Less than 12 hours before the TEXRail commuter…

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Burleson, Texas first on list for new commuter rail service

By Neetish Basnet, Burleson Star; January 3, 2019 Burleson is first and then comes Cleburne, as far as plans for…

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Texas: Tarrant County’s TEXRail makes maiden voyage to Dallas/Fort Worth Airport

By Ray Leszcynski, Communities, The Dallas Morning News; January 2, 2019 FORT WORTH — It was fitting that the tickets…

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TEXRail: 5 things to know about Texas’ newest passenger train line

By Gordon Dickson, Fort Worth Star-Telegram; December 27, 2018 FORT WORTH There are a lot of misconceptions out there about…

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Texas: TEXRail trains moving full steam ahead into Grapevine

By Miranda Jaimes, Community Impact Newspaper; December 12, 2018 After 13 years of discussion, 29 months of construction and almost…

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Can a train station turn this ugly part of Fort Worth, Texas into a smokin’ hot neighborhood?

By Gordon Dickson, Fort Worth Star-Telegram; December 11, 2018 FORT WORTH On the northern edge of the Trinity River, near…

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BNSF’s Matt Rose: ‘Less is NOT better’

By William C. Vantuono, Editor-in-Chief, Railway Age Magazine; December 10, 2018 Railway Age December 2018, Cover Story: BNSF Railway Co.…

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BNSF’s Matthew Rose, architect of railroad’s sale to Berkshire Hathaway, to retire next year

By Paul O’Donnell, Business Editor, The Dallas Morning News; October 3, 2018 Matthew Rose will step down as executive chairman…

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Opinion: What, ANOTHER positive Amtrak Trip Report? Yes!

Editor’s note: Russ Jackson is the retired distinguished editor of the Western Rail Passenger Review. Mr. and Mrs. Jackson reside…

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Canadian National orders 60 more GE locomotives

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; September 5, 2018 CN will purchase another 60 GE Transportation locomotives, expanding the Class I’s 200-unit…

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Texas: Trinity Railway Express to miss safety tech deadline, seeks extension to avoid 2019 shutdown

By Ray Leszcynski, Communities, The Dallas Morning News; August 31, 2018 The Trinity Railway Express will miss a federal deadline…

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Texas: His first ride on a TRE train ended in an explosive 74 mph collision

By Domingo Ramirez Jr., Fort Worth Star-Telegram; August 27, 2018 FORT WORTH – Steve Fucile of Dallas had never ridden…

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