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For Immediate Release

Fact Sheet: High Speed Intercity Passenger Rail Program: Ft. Worth Area

Awardees: Texas Department of Transportation

Total Approximate Funding (entire corridor): $4,000,000

Benefiting State: Texas

Final design and construction of signal timing improvements at grade crossings between Fort Worth and the Texas/Oklahoma border, which will increase the operating speed of Amtrak's Heartland Flyer and improve the train's on-time performance.