Topic : TEX Rail

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Trinity Metro CEO Ballard to retire in April 2019

Management & Operations| November 30, 2018

He began his career as a brakeman and trainman on the Boston and Maine Railroad, and he was a bus operator.

TEXRail tests Stadler trains at DFW Airport

Rail| October 18, 2018

Trinity Metro ordered eight diesel-electric low-floor multiple unit FLIRT from Stadler in June 2015 for the TEXRail project.

Rail| March 2, 2017

Wabtec signs $97M TEXRail contract

The commuter line will begin in downtown Fort Worth and extend to the Dallas Fort Worth International Airport.

Rail| December 16, 2016

TEX Rail, Feds reach $499M grant agreement for commuter rail line

The 26.8-mile commuter rail line will serve downtown Fort Worth, the City of Grapevine, and DFW Airport.

Rail| June 28, 2016

TEX Rail construction gets federal greenlight

After the FTA's Letter of No Prejudice to the Fort Worth Transportation Authority, work on the 27-mile commuter line will break ground next month.

Rail| June 20, 2016

Officials say TEX Rail on track for 2018 launch

The long-awaited commuter rail project would connect downtown Fort Worth to Dallas/Fort Worth Airport and could begin construction in July.

Rail| September 10, 2015

Officials: TEX Rail project will include PTC

The T, the agency leading the project, will use a portion of a $25 million North Central Texas Council of Governments grant to offset the costs.

Rail| June 10, 2015

The T, Stadler sign contract for TEX Rail vehicles

The T began the procurement process for DMU vehicles in 2014 due to the three-year lead time for developing specifications, production, delivery and operation training for staff.

Rail| June 4, 2015

FTA clears TEX Rail to enter Engineering phase

The move also authorizes The T to place its order for the manufacture of rail vehicles so they can be completed, delivered, tested, and with time for operation training for staff prior to starting service in 2018.

Rail| May 6, 2015

Texas' The T approves TEX Rail vehicle purchase

The board also agreed to a contract with a firm to handle preparations for TEX Rail construction, which could begin next year, approved the purchase of several properties to make way for the project, and OK’d a final design contract for two stations in North Richland Hills.


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