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Hope marks new Amtrak service with fireworks

By The Associated Press

This article was published April 4, 2013 at 10:11 a.m.

HOPE — About 150 people took the first train ride to Texarkana on Amtrak's new Texas Eagle service leaving from Hope.

Hope leaders marked the occasion by shooting off fireworks Thursday morning, the first day of the new service.

The westbound Texas Eagle departs Hope daily at 5:09 a.m. with stops in Dallas, Fort Worth, Austin and San Antonio. The eastbound train leaves at 9:18 p.m. daily with stops in Little Rock, St. Louis and Chicago.

Amtrak says connections to other trains can be made in Fort Worth, San Antonio, St. Louis and Chicago to Oklahoma City, Kansas City and hundreds of other locations.

A daylong celebration is planned for May 18 in Hope to mark the new service.

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