Reports to Congress

International Border Passenger and Freight Rail Study June 2017

  • 19
  • Jul
  • 2017
SUBJECT: Amtrak, High-Speed Passenger Rail
KEYWORDS: High-Speed Rail; Amtrak; International Rail
ABSTRACT: The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) and the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) conducted an International Border Passenger and Freight Rail Study (Study) in response to the House of Representatives Appropriations Committee Report No. 114-129.1 The report encouraged FRA to work with all relevant state and Federal agencies and their Mexican counterparts to study what standards and protocols are needed to facilitate a passenger and freight rail line between the United States (U.S.) and Mexico, in Texas, and other international land crossings.

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