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Texas Central Railway selects two possible Dallas station locations Texas Central Railway (TCR) selected two locations as potential candidate sites for the Dallas high-speed rail station. As part of the National Environmental Protection Act (NEPA) process, TCR identified seven areas as possible station locations in Dallas.

On Feb. 18, Sound Transit completed the permanent Tukwila rail station.   The new regional transit hub replaces a temporary structure and offers 390 parking spaces, improved bus access, storage for 80 bicycles and four electric vehicle...
Texas Central High-Speed Railway (TCR) informed the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) that it recommends narrowing the consideration of potential high-speed rail corridors between Houston and Dallas to a single preferred corridor known as the Utility...
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Simmons-Boardman Rail Group, which consists of Railway Age, Railway Track & Structures (RT&S) and International Railway Journal (IRJ), has been awarded the event guide contract and emedia partner for Railway Interchange 2015.   Simmons-Boardman Rail Group plans...
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Texas Central Railway (TCR) selected two locations as potential candidate sites for the Dallas high-speed rail station. As part of the National Environmental Protection Act (NEPA) process, TCR identified seven areas as possible station locations...
VIA Rail Canada appointed Susan Williams to general manager for eastern Canada. The passenger rail service provider said this will involve adding value to the services offered to communities served in the maritimes and eastern...

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President Obama unveiled his proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2016, which includes a six-year $478-billion surface transportation reauthorization proposal that contains rail funding sources through the Generating Renewal, Opportu¬nity, and Work with Accelerated Mobility, Efficiency,...
Amtrak has made a commitment of $12 million to continue renovations of Chicago's 90-year-old Union Station. In the coming weeks and months, Chicago Mayor Emanuel will work in coordination with the federal government, the state...
The Minnesota Department of Transportation, in cooperation with the Federal Railroad Administration and the Olmsted County Regional Railroad Authority, released the Final Scoping Decision document on the Zip Rail, a plan for high-speed passenger rail...
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All Aboard Florida has selected Moss & Associates as the general contractor for the Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach stations. Construction activities are expected to commence at the end of the first quarter.   "This announcement...
Karen Hedlund, former deputy administrator of the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), has been named director of public-private partnerships (P3s) in the strategic consulting group of Parsons Brinckerhoff.   In her new position, Hedlund will work with federal,...