East Texas Corridor Council


Thu November 14, 2013

Amtrak set to finish study on service between DFW and Shreveport/Bossier

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.

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.

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Mon March 5, 2012

Amtrak explores train service between Bossier City and the Metroplex

The first ever study of high-speed passenger rail in Texas is under way. The study will show whether it makes economic sense for Amtrak to run high-speed trains between Shreveport-Bossier and the Metroplex.