Grimes County land owners, residents and others packed the Expo center last Thursday night, to unanimously give both the Texas Central Rail and Federal Railroad Administration a major tongue lashing.
Concerned citizen Eric Jurgin was one of many to eloquently give the assembly a piece of their mind, which at times were the most “colorful” after they were cut off when their time allocation was over.
But that didn’t stop one could-be Houston escapee from sharing this observation.
A certified cost engineer by trade, Lane Parish, could not get a straight answer to his inquiry of why they are planning to build a rail line that cannot meet their own needed of 50,000 riders per day when running at 100% capacity.
Officials from the FRA did tell Navasota News, however they use these scoping meetings as a starting point for their investigations and research, which they will publish and then hand out.
In the meantime, the Grimes Citizen Advisory Group is holding another meeting this evening at 6 (DEC 9TH) at Navasota Realty. Everyone is invited to attend.