7061 East Pleasant Valley Road, Independence, Ohio 44131 • (216) 241-2630 / Fax: (216) 241-6516

Membership
Benefits
News and Issues
Departments
Information
Secretary-Treasurer
Merchandise
Communications
FELA
Events
Links
User Info

Passenger rail expansion to Corpus Christi could be part of interstate congestion relief

(Source: Corpus Christi Caller-Times, April 2, 2013)

CORPUS CHRISTI Booming business and population growth along the Interstate 35 corridor has state officials seeking ways to relieve highway congestion which could bring an Amtrak railway to Corpus Christi in the process.

The Texas Department of Transportation is studying possible improvements to the passenger railway that links Oklahoma City with San Antonio and seven cities in between. Existing freight rail lines make it possible to create a southern section to the corridor and add Corpus Christi to the system, connecting it directly with San Antonio and potential stations in Laredo and Harlingen.

Full story: Corpus Christi Caller-Times

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Like us on Facebook at
Facebook.com/BLETNational

Sign up for BLET News Flash Alerts

© 1997-2019 Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen

 


Decertification Helpline
(216) 694-0240

Sign up for BLET
News Flash Alerts

DAILY HEADLINES

Derailed crude oil train cars in Saskatchewan leaked, ignited despite enhanced safety features
1.5 million liters of crude oil spilled in CP Rail derailment
Business CEOs throw support behind new NAFTA deal
Weekly U.S. coal carloads climb 6.7% on week
CEO optimism falls for 7th straight quarter: survey
Judge dismisses Hyndman derailment lawsuit against CSX
Trial launches for man accused in armed confrontation with BNSF train crew
Amtrak faces its next chapter as railroad nears 50th anniversary
Union Pacific EVP Whited sells $916,794 in company stock
KCS CFO Upchurch sells $151,650 in company stock
Cardinal ridership drops in W.Va., Sen. Manchin blames adverse Amtrak policies
Duluth leaders try to fire up Minnesota legislators on passenger rail to Minneapolis
RRB Q&A: Working after retirement
Get the latest labor news from the Teamsters

More Headlines