Railroads sign TEXRail agreements as project gains federal funds

Of all the problems that have plagued efforts to develop the TEXRail commuter line during the past decade, a lack of permission from four railroads to use their tracks was the most pesky.

That hurdle was eliminated Thursday when representatives of the rail companies gathered in Fort Worth to sign eight agreements that collectively clear the way for Trinity Metro to begin operating TEXRail from downtown to Grapevine and Dallas/Fort Worth Airport, possibly by late 2018.

Article on Star-Telegram by Gordon Dickson – Fort Worth Star-Telegram