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Amtrak's Andy Byford at Southwestern Rail Conference: We think Dallas-Houston is viable for high-speed rail

April 19th, 2024
April 19, 2024 - TRA Newswire -While Andy Byford, Senior Vice-President of High-Speed Rail projects for Amtrak, says that it's not a done-deal yet and still faces hurdles, he says there is strong political support in North Texas and the...

On everyone's mind at the Southwestern Rail Conference? The proposed Texas bullet train

April 17th, 2024
April 17, 2024 - keranews.org - Pablo Arauz Pena -High speed rail in Texas is big talk in a state ruled by cars.Still, transportation officials are moving forward with plans to build a bullet train connecting Fort Worth, Dallas and...

Amtrak is now driving Dallas to Houston bullet train proposal

April 17th, 2024
April 16, 2024 - NBCDFW.com - Phil Prazen - An Amtrak leader says they're in the engineer's seat for the proposal to build a high-speed train between Dallas and Houston. The proposed route makes one of the best cases for the...

He aims to bring high-speed rail to Texas and will speak at the Southwestern Rail Conference

March 3rd, 2024
March 3, 2024 - TRA Newswire -He's regarded as a transport executive who knows how to get projects done and maybe that's just what is needed to get the long-delayed high-speed rail project between Dallas and Houston going.Andy Byford, whose...

Dallas sets ambitions on downtown high-speed rail hub

January 21st, 2024
January 17, 2023 - dentonrc.com - As Amtrak moves forward with plans to bring high-speed rail to Texas — like the Shinkansen rail network in Japan — North Texas officials are hoping to turn downtown Dallas into a regional rail hub.Dallas...

Opinion: Strategic High-Speed Rail Could Really Boost Texas

November 27th, 2023
November 27, 2023 - Dallas Morning News Editorial via govtech.com - As congestion and accidents plague roadways, innovative transportation solutions are key to sustaining rapid growth, and high-speed rail could be a huge boon for Texas if implemented strategically.That’s why a...

Texans take note: a new era in high-speed rail started Friday

September 22nd, 2023
September 22, 2023 - TRA Newswire -Texans take note. The naysayers were dead wrong. They said a private company could never build and operate a high-speed rail line in the U.S. It hadn't happened in over a century. Until history...

Dallas to Houston high speed rail opponents hold rally in Madisonville

September 13th, 2023
September 13, 2023 - TRA Newswire -Almost 200 opponents of the Dallas-Houston high-speed rail project met at the Truman Kimbro Convention Center in Madisonville Monday night and were updated on the latest developments by several rural elected leaders.The meeting was...

North Texas leaders rally for high-speed rail, envisions Bryan-College Station link

August 30th, 2023
August 28, 2023 - kbtx.tv - Those same leaders say they would like to see a statewide system that would connect cities like Austin, San Antonio, Laredo, and even College Station.The North Central Texas Council of Governments is currently conducting studies and planning meetings...

Rural Congressman and State Rep blast Amtrak-Texas Central potential partnership, Dallas and Houston Mayors disagree

August 27th, 2023
August 27, 2023 - TRA Newswire -Following a joint announcement that national passenger rail provider Amtrak and Dallas-Houston bullet train developer Texas Central Railway may form a partnership to advance high-speed rail, a rural U.S. Congressman and a Texas State...

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