Texas: Amtrak’s San Antonio station – Where Chicago Meets Los Angeles

By Valérie Eiseler, Rivard Report; April 14, 2019 When Amtrak’s Texas Eagle leaves its station in historic St. Paul’s Square,…

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More options for travel: Locals in Port Arthur, Texas join cause to bring daily passenger train service to area

By Mary Meaux, The News; March 11, 2019 Local, area and statewide entities are getting behind a push to ask…

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Virgin Trains USA targets Austin, Texas for high-speed rail

By Jenni Lee, KVUE ABC; February 5, 2019 AUSTIN, Texas — A billionaire Englishman may be coming to Austin’s rescue…

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Amtrak’s Texas Eagle Is A Weekend Winner

By Scott Laird, Travel Pulse; May 17, 2018 Amtrak’s long distance train services can be a conundrum for some travellers,…

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Texas: Fort Worth high-speed passenger-rail study gets funding

  By John Austin, State Reporter, Athens Review; April 27, 2018 AUSTIN — Backers continue to move along on plans…

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Discovering the romance of America on an Amtrak train

By Brian Pendreigh, The Herald Scotland; March 10, 2018 IT WAS a little after 8pm and the metallic silver giant…

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Amtrak considering Marfa, Texas stop for the Sunset Limited

By JOHN DANIEL GARCIA, bigbendnow.com; February 8, 2018 MARFA – Thanks to a letter writing campaign from San Antonio resident…

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San Antonio, Texas: SunsetStation has been a transportation hub for more than a century

From San Antonio Express News; January 29, 2018 A century-old train station east of downtown was renovated during the late…

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Study: Proposed Texas-Oklahoma passenger-rail service is ‘feasible’

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; November 8, 2017 A study of a proposed passenger-rail service between Oklahoma City and South Texas…

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Union Pacific Unveils Commemorative Locomotive Honoring U.S. Armed Forces

A press release from Union Pacific Railroad: UP Locomotive No. 1943 begins Salute to the Military Tour San Antonio, October…

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Texas: San Antonio’s inevitable road to rail

By Gilbert Garcia, San Antonio Express-News; October 10, 2017 Here’s the big dilemma with transportation in San Antonio: We know…

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