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TEX Rail receives FTA Record of Decision

Initial service will extend from downtown Fort Worth, across northeast Tarrant County and Grapevine and into DFW Airport at Terminal B. The 27-mile regional rail corridor is projected to have more than 10,000 daily riders at initial start of service in 2018 using eight stations.

TEX Rail agreements reached in principle

The Fort Worth Transportation Authority board unanimously authorized its president to sign agreements to run the TEX Rail line, which will run from Fort Worth to Dallas/Fort Worth Airport, on tracks owned by Dallas Area Rapid Transit.

Texas city seeks experienced rail exec

Fort Worth city leaders, in an effort to prevent more delays in building the proposed TEX Rail project, are looking to hire an executive with railroad experience to help run the Fort Worth Transportation Authority. The move could either mean an early departure or a reduction in responsibilities for agency President Dick Ruddell.

TEX Rail to use DMUs

The T had previously planned to start with TRE vehicles due to their significantly lower purchase price and less lead time to procure to meet its 2016 schedule, with a long-range plan to move to DMUs in the future.