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Analysis: Texas Central Railway awaits state Supreme Court verdict

April 30th, 2022
April 29, 2022 - -The April 29 episode of the Houston Breakdown podcast includes an update on Texas Central's plans for high-speed rail connecting Houston and Dallas.Texas Central Railway awaits verdict ( to the podcast at 12 minutes 15...

Texas AG Ken Paxton's office now inserts into Texas Central high-speed rail lawsuit

December 21st, 2021
December 21, 2021 - TRA Newswire - Deja vu. It's back to the Texas Supreme Court for Texas Central Railway as Attorney General Ken Paxton's office has now inserted itself into a lawsuit claiming that the railroad is not a railroad...

Could Texas high-speed rail hit a speed bump this session?

April 26th, 2019
April 25, 2019 - Texas Tribune - Arya Sundaram- Lawmakers are pushing more measures than ever before that could delay the Dallas-Houston bullet train project — and there’s even a special subcommittee tackling the topic. High-speed rail developers have been eyeing a...

This week in Austin: high-speed rail concern in Schwertner bills and Birdwell BAD budget rider

March 29th, 2019
March 29, 2019 (Updated) - TRA Newswire - This week's rail  news under the capitol dome in Austin revolved around required access to private property and a bill with a good sounding title that actually had been described by its author...

High-speed rail has legal authority to keep moving forward

March 27th, 2019
March 27, 2019 - Craig Enoch, Retired Justice, Texas Supreme Court - Banding together for protection and common welfare was one of the earliest signs of civilization. Oftentimes, individuals would be required to dedicate some of their land for common use....

A Leon County judge has said Texas’ high-speed train is not a railroad?

February 12th, 2019
February 12, 2019 - TRA Newswire - The opponents of a planned high-speed rail project that would connect Dallas and Houston in 90 minutes found a sympathetic rural county judge who decided that the railroad is not a railroad and that...

Setting the record straight how railroads operate in Texas

December 6th, 2018
December 6, 2018 - TRA Commentary - There continues to be misinformation regarding the railroad industry in Texas and we’ve been hearing more inaccuracies lately about the regulations that a soon-to-be-built bullet train line between Dallas and Houston is required to...

Texas Central Railway vs. property owner goes to trial July 3 in Harris County land survey dispute

December 20th, 2016
December 20, 2016 - TRA Newswire - Texas Central Railway will go to trial July 3 in Harris County, seeking a permanent ruling to conduct land surveys for the Dallas to Houston bullet train project. A Houston area property owner claimed that Texas Central...

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