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  • TCU February 27, 2009

    More Good News for High-Speed Rail

    High-speed rail development is set to receive $5 billion over the next five years, on top of the $8 billion already approved in the stimulus package, according to the 2010 budget just released by President Barack Obama. The funding would go to the state grant program. “This investment will lead to the creation of several

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  • TCU February 12, 2009

    Amtrak Honors Pullman Porters and Celebrates African American Heritage Month

    On February 10, 2009 in Oakland, California Amtrak held a ceremony to celebrate African American Heritage Month and honor the contributions of the Pullman Porters to the civil rights movement. The Pullman Porters were part of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters that merged into TCU in 1978. The Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters “A

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  • TCU February 5, 2009

    Important Dues Announcement for 2009

    Dues for most TCU members who are working will increase by $2.20 per month, effective April 1, 2009. In cases where dues are normally deducted a month in advance, the April increase will be deducted in March. The April dues increase is mandated by Article 26, Section 2(b) of the TCU Constitution which sets forth

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  • TCU January 15, 2009

    Now?s the Time to Shine

    All TCU Members Invited to Enter IAM’s 2009 Photo Contest The IAM’s annual photo contest is now under way, and the Machinists are hoping that lots of TCU members will enter their photos taken on the job. Entries should catch TCU or IAM members at work in a previously un-posted photo.  Winners will receive a

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  • TCU November 14, 2008

    Amtrak Now Sells USA Rail Pass to US Residents

    Amtrak’s USA Rail Pass is now available for purchase in the U.S.  Until recently, the pass could only be bought by travelers who lived outside the country.  The passes are available for 15, 30 and 45 days of travel.  The USA Rail Pass is not valid for travel on Amtrak’s AutoTrain or the Acela Express. 

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