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Amtrak-led Coalition Wins Another Southwest Chief Grant

Thursday, September 24, 2020

September 23, 2020
Amtrak-led Coalition Wins Another Southwest Chief Grant
$11.5 million will stabilize and improve Colorado - New Mexico segment

Ross Capon Says Don't Reduce Train Frequency

Monday, September 14, 2020

Ross B. Capon

Statement ofRoss Capon, Consultant
to the
House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
Subcommittee on Railroads,...

Oklahoma Transportation Plan 2020 - 2045 Released

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Tim Gatz
Oklahoma Secretary of Transportation
Executive Director of ODOT
"The 2045 Long Range Transportation Plan is a policy plan that...

New Amtrak ALC-42 Siemens Charger Locomotives On The Way!

Thursday, August 6, 2020

Transitional paint scheme on the first ALC-42 Siemens ChargersWASHINGTON – Amtrak today released renderings and other information about the first of...

Sen Steve Daines heads support to save Amtrak long-distant trains

Friday, June 19, 2020

Sen Steve Daines of Montana
The Rail Passenger Association and Senator Steve Daines of Montana have been working together on a project to protect...

Sen Edward Markey Introduces the BRAIN Train Act on Friday May 29th

Saturday, May 30, 2020

Senator Edward Markey 

The BRAIN TRAIN Act will specifically:
Authorize the Department of Transportation (DOT) to implement a competitive...

The Oklahoma House Passes Resolution 1036

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Ken Lettrell

The signed version can be found here.
             2nd Session of the 57th Legislature (2020)HOUSE...

Train Trip to Ardmore, Oklahoma

Sunday, October 6, 2019

October 4, 2019
On Friday, I took a train trip on the Heartland Flyer to Ardmore  with the new ODOT Rail Programs Division Manager, Jared Schwennesen....

Oklahoma Should Spend The Fine on the Heartland Flyer Expansion

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Tell ODOT to Spend the $2.8 Million on the Hearland Flyer Expansion

The Stillwater Central Railroad, which is a Watco company, was committed...

Western Interstate Trains Coalition

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Amtrak is pushing to kill the western long distance trains and claims they are losing money.  The Western Interstate Trains Coalition has produced a...