East Texas Corridor Council http://redriverradio.org en Amtrak set to finish study on service between DFW and Shreveport/Bossier http://redriverradio.org/post/amtrak-set-finish-study-service-between-dfw-and-shreveportbossier <p>Amtrak and the Texas Department of Transportation are expected to wrap up a feasibility study at the end of the month that explores higher-speed train service between Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport and Shreveport/Bossier.</p><p></p><p>The chairman of the East Texas Corridor Council, Richard Anderson of Marshall, Texas, has been working on this effort for the past six years. He meets regularly with public officials in Texas and Louisiana to keep the momentum going. He said he’s optimistic after reviewing Amtrak’s preliminary findings.</p> Thu, 14 Nov 2013 15:19:11 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 36196 at http://redriverradio.org Amtrak set to finish study on service between DFW and Shreveport/Bossier Amtrak explores train service between Bossier City and the Metroplex http://redriverradio.org/post/amtrak-explores-train-service-between-bossier-city-and-metroplex <p>The first ever study of high-speed passenger&nbsp;rail in Texas is under&nbsp;way. The study will show&nbsp;whether it makes economic sense&nbsp;for Amtrak&nbsp;to run high-speed trains between Shreveport-Bossier and&nbsp;the Metroplex. Mon, 05 Mar 2012 15:34:25 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 7747 at http://redriverradio.org Amtrak explores train service between Bossier City and the Metroplex