Texas State railroad

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Texas State railroad
Posted by UNIONPACIFIC4018 on Sunday, June 10, 2007 6:31 PM


 Anyone got the latest news on this tourist railroad?  Who owns it? What is the future anyone know




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Posted by rockhammer on Monday, June 11, 2007 4:59 PM
  The state has funded a transfer of the RR to a regional authority set up by the cities of Rusk and Palestine, and has authorized $12 million for the authority to spend in rehabilitation etc.  It looks like the cities will contract with American Heritage Railways to take over running the RR for 2008.

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