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Fort Worth to Airport Rail Connection Collects $500 Million in Federal Funding

The Fort Worth Transportation Authority will get the federal funding assistance it needs to build the Tex Rail project.
January 3, 2017, 6am PST | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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Julieta Chiquillo reports: "Trains taking passengers from Fort Worth to DFW International Airport could be in motion by 2018, now that the federal government has pledged to pay for nearly half of the $1 billion rail line."

"This month, the Federal Transit Administration signed an agreement with the Fort Worth Transportation Authority, or The T, to provide a $499 million grant for the TEX Rail project," adds Chiquillo.

The rail line is planned to span 27 miles, with nine stops between Fort Worth and the DFW Airport, including stops in North Richland Hills and Grapevine.

Hat tip to Sandy Smith for sharing the article.

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Published on Tuesday, December 20, 2016 in The Dallas News
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