The Romance of the Rail in West Texas

By Sterry Butcher, Texas Monthly; March 2019 It began this summer, when we slept with our windows open. The first…

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Texas Central plans to appeal judge’s recent eminent domain ruling

By Chris Mathews, Reporter, Houston Business Journal; February 14, 2019 A spike was driven through the proposed Houston-Dallas high-speed railway…

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DART board of directors approve addition of second track along Cotton Belt line through North Texas suburbs

By Gavin Pugh, Community Impact Newspaper; February 12, 2019 The Cotton Belt passenger rail line will feature a two-way double…

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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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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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Kansans optimistic on passenger rail to Oklahoma, Texas

By Craig Andres, KSNW NBC; January 28, 2019 Wichita, Kansas (KSNW) – You can get on a train in Newton…

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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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Houston METRO offers free rides to federal workers

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; January 22, 2019 On Jan. 19, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority of Harris County, Texas (METRO) began…

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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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