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Union Pacific slams brakes on commuter rail proposal

Published on February 12, 2016 under CommunityImpact

A plan to build a commuter rail line from Georgetown to San Antonio experienced a setbackĀ Feb. 9 when Union Pacific officials informed the Lone Star Rail District they would no longer be participating in the project. The Lone Star Rail, a $2.4 billion project that currently has the support of the cities of Georgetown, San Marcos, Austin and San Antonio, among others, had been seeking to build the commuter rail on the existing Union Pacific rail line. Regional UP freight would have been transferred to a new line to be built east of I-35. Union Pacific Media Director Jeff DeGraff […]

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Source: Community Impact- Round Rock