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The dream of a Texas bullet train lives on

June 2nd, 2024
May 21, 2024 - - Benjamin Schneider -For a long time, the dream of bringing high-speed rail to the US was a lot of talk and not much action. But now, finally, rails are being laid.In April, Brightline, the...

How Japanese bullet trains changed the world of rail travel

November 30th, 2019
November 29, 2019 - - Not a single passenger has ever been killed or injured on the Shinkansen network over its 55-year history October of 1964 marked the age of Japan's bullet train era, as Tokyo saw a sleek blue trail...

All aboard: bullet train station planned for the Cedars neighborhood In Dallas

August 4th, 2019
July 9, 2019 -  Hewitt Habgood Realty Group - The North Texas Bullet Train project is currently underway with plans to shuttle passengers back and forth between Houston and Dallas faster, safer and more efficiently than current modes of transportation. Capable...

Want high-speed rail in Texas? Throw the Birdwell budget rider out

April 19th, 2019
April 19, 2019 - TRA Newswire - Now that the Texas House and Senate have picked their conferees to iron out differences in the state budget, a line of text that has nothing to do with how the state spends taxpayer...

Things to know about Houston-Dallas high-speed bullet train beginning construction in 2019

December 1st, 2018
November 28, 2018 - Houston Chronicle - Hold onto your seats. Construction on the new high-speed bullet train connecting Houston and Dallas will finally begin in late 2019, according to WFAA in Dallas. The Houston-Dallas line, the United States' first bullet train, will...

Texas Central high-speed train named among top North American infrastructure projects

November 1st, 2018
November 1, 2018 - TRA Newswire - CG/LA report calls Texas train a ‘game changer’ that will create jobs and advance public and business interests Train among four other North Texas projects recognized for their “strategic value” and technological innovations The...

Texas Central names global railway company Renfe as its high-speed train operating partner

October 10th, 2018
October 10, 2018 - TRA Newswire - Spanish company brings more than 25 years of experience in operating high-speed trains in Europe and other countries Renfe-operated trains cover 7,500 miles of track, from local commuter routes to high-speed national and...

Texas Central's new milestone: announces civil contractor for below-the-rail construction

October 4th, 2018
October 4, 2018 - TRA Newswire -  Salini Impregilo brings global experience, having built more than 4,000 miles of railway infrastructure, and will lead civil construction consortium  Selection of multinational civil engineering contractors strengthens civil construction group for Texas line Announcement...

Texas Central lands $300 million loan for Dallas-to-Houston bullet train project

September 14th, 2018
September 13, 2018 - Dallas Morning News - Texas Central Partners has secured a $300 million loan to continue its pursuit of a new 240-mile high-speed rail route from downtown Dallas to Houston. The company said it will use the financing to move...

Heading To College? Why The Bullet Train Is A Safer Option Than Traveling On I-45

August 30th, 2018
August 30, 2018 - Special to TRA from Landon Biehl - If you’ve ever traveled I-45, which is pretty unavoidable if you live in Texas, you probably know it’s notorious for being one of the most dangerous highways in the United...

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