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Best Train Trips In The USA

Train trips may take longer, but they are more affordable than flying and they offer unique glimpses of America’s vast countryside.

03/25/2014

(credit: Joel Thomas, CBS 11 News)

History Of Fort Worth Transportation & 100-Year-Old Trolley On Display

Nestled in Fort Worth’s Intermodal Transportation Center, surrounded by gleaming Amtrak Trains and modern T buses, is a 100-year-old piece of Fort Worth’s past.

CBS 11–02/25/2013

A Trinity Railway Express train.  (Photo credit Joel Thomas, CBS 11 News)

Fort Worth Mayor Says Commuter Rail Progress “Unacceptable”

Fort Worth’s mayor is calling for faster action on getting a commuter rail built. During a Fort Worth Transportation Authority retreat Mayor Betsy Price said the expected TEX Rail completion date will leave Tarrant County residents waiting for years.

03/29/2012

Trinity Railway Express

Push For Fort Worth Passenger Train Pilot Project

There’s talk of creating passenger train service to Alliance Airport in Fort Worth and then possibly on to other points north of the city.

11/02/2011

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Groundbreaking For Trinity Railway Express Expansion

A $2,000,000 project may help a Trinity Railway Express (TRE) station with the problems of it’s own success.

09/12/2011

A train runs on a high-speed rail line. (credit: Philippe Huguen/AFP/Getty Images)

High-Speed Rail Focus Of North Texas Summit

Backers of a plan for high-speed rail in Texas say budget cuts in Congress won’t affect their plans. One group says they’re not looking for federal or state money, they considering working with the Japanese.

08/09/2011

Amtrak high-speed rail train in New York City. (credit: Getty Images/Doug Kanter/AFP)

Texas Gets $5.6M Grant To Study Rail Project

Texas is getting a $5.6 million federal grant to study establishing a high-speed rail corridor to Oklahoma City.

CBSDFW.COM–10/28/2010