Passengers exit the Texas Eagle, from San Antonio, at the Amtrak Station in Fort Worth, Tuesday, September 8, 2015. A freight train derailment forced the ones going further north to board buses bound for Little Rock where they will resume rail travel. (Star-Telegram/Rodger Mallison)
Passengers exit the Texas Eagle, from San Antonio, at the Amtrak Station in Fort Worth, Tuesday, September 8, 2015. A freight train derailment forced the ones going further north to board buses bound for Little Rock where they will resume rail travel. (Star-Telegram/Rodger Mallison) Rodger Mallison Star-Telegram
Passengers exit the Texas Eagle, from San Antonio, at the Amtrak Station in Fort Worth, Tuesday, September 8, 2015. A freight train derailment forced the ones going further north to board buses bound for Little Rock where they will resume rail travel. (Star-Telegram/Rodger Mallison) Rodger Mallison Star-Telegram

Gordon Dickson joined the Fort Worth Star-Telegram in 1997. He is passionate about hard news reporting, and his beats include transportation, growth, urban planning, aviation, real estate, jobs, business trends. He is originally from El Paso, and loves food, soccer and long drives.