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: 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 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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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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Texas: TRE train operations scheduled to resume after deadly weekend crash leaves 2 dead

By Domingo Ramirez Jr., Fort Worth Star-Telegram; August 26, 2018 FORT WORTH – TRE operations are scheduled to resume Monday…

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Texas: Cotton Belt plans keep chugging along, but Dallas’ downtown subway still years behind — and counting

By Ray Leszcynski, Communities, The Dallas Morning News; August 20, 2018 The Cotton Belt commuter line and a downtown Dallas…

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All aboard in Texas: Developers are betting millions on new Fort Worth to DFW Airport commuter rail line

By Steve Brown, Real Estate Editor, The Dallas Morning News; July 12, 2018 The first trains won’t start rolling with…

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