The T Celebrates National Train Day

The Fort Worth Transportation Authority (The T) On Saturday, May 11, 2013, the Dallas/Ft. Worth Metroplex joined cities across America to celebrate the 6th annual National Train Day, the annual event that celebrates the importance of trains as a vital transportation option and engine of economic development and employment.
The free, family-friendly event took place at the Fort Worth Transportation Authority’s (The T) Intermodal Transportation Center in downtown Fort Worth. Highlights for 2013 included the unveiling of the brand-new BNSF Railway locomotive that is fresh off the assembly line from General Electric (GE) Transportation’s new Fort Worth Locomotive Plant, guided tours of the 100-year-old InterUrban Trolley, a Chuggington Kids Depot with train-themed kids’ activities based on the popular children’s animated television series on Disney, tours inside stationery TRE and Amtrak trains, prize drawings for free Amtrak train travel, and more.


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