Dedicated to intercity passenger rail expansion between Fort Worth and Kansas City through Oklahoma City and Wichita. We need a connected America!

Resources & Links


Amtrak Timetable (2018) Maybe the last one ever.

New Service – EIS – FONSI Economic Benefit – Alternatives Analysis Studies

Kansas Senate Bill 409 (Passenger Rail Program passed into law 2010)

Kansas House Bill 2552 (Passenger Rail Commission Act passed into law 2010)

KDOT Service Development Plan 2011

KDOT Kansas Rail Plan 2006

KDOT Kansas Rail Plan 2010

KDOT Rail Feasibility Study 2000 (Read the Results on page 30!)

KDOT Kansas Rail Plan 2017

KU School of Business Heartland Flyer Study 2009

Midwest Network 220 mph High Speed Rail Benefits Study

Texas Transportation Institute Heartland Flyer Benefit Study

Texas Transportation Institute Heartland Flyer Funding

ODOT Carter Burgess Heartland Flyer Study 2005

ODOT Draft State Rail Plan February 2012

ODOT State Rail Plan 2018

Texas Rail Plan – November 2010

TXDOT Texas Rail Plan 2019


Executive Summary

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 – Introduction

Chapter 2 – Outreach Process

Chapter 3 – Freight Rail System

Chapter 4 – Passenger Rail Systems

Chapter 5 – Rail Safety and Security

Chapter 6 – Financial Options

Chapter 7 – Short and Long-Term Rail Program

WATCO Purchase Agreement to buy the Oklahoma Sooner Sub


All Aboard Washington Advocating modern rail transport in the state of Washington

Amtrak home page.

Amtrak train stations (USA Rail Guide).

Association of Oregon Rail and Transit Advocates (AORTA)

California High-Speed Rail Authority.

Coalition for a Livable Future Working for a just and sustainable region.

Coast Starlight Communities Network

Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)

Friends of Northern Flyer Alliance (FNFA)

Heartland Flyer Coalition (Oklahoma & Texas).

Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT).

Lone Star – Amtrak Train that use to run from Chicago thru Kansas and Oklahoma to Houston.

Midwest High-Speed Rail Association

Midwest Interstate Passenger Rail Commission (MIPRC)  Kansas is a member.

National Association of Railroad Passengers (NARP).

North Carolina DOT Rail Division.

Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODOT).

Oregon DOT Rail Division – Agency responsible for freight and passenger rail planning and operations.

Oregon Rail Users’ League (ORULE)  – Serves organizations that operate, use and support railroads in Oregon

Pioneer Restoration Organization Coalition to restore passenger rail from Portland to Eastern Oregon, Boise and beyond.

Southwest Chief – Train on Wikipedia.

States for Passenger Rail Coalition – Member DOTs includes Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas among the 32 members.

Texas Department of Transportation (TXDOT).

Texas Eagle – Amtrak website.

Texas Eagle on Wikipedia.

Texas Rail Advocates

Trains for America – Blog featuring a diverse array of significant rail issues.

The Transport Politic – National coverage of existing and planned rail systems.

Transportation For America – Together we can realize a better transportation system that works for all Americans.

Waynoka Historical Society (Refurbished Harvey House and Depot) Waynoka, Oklahoma

Western High-Speed Rail Alliance

Wichita ACT ICT and Survey Findings Summary (2014)

Wichita ACT ICT Survey Results (2014)