A high-speed train between Dallas and Houston could be breaking ground this year.
However, one local congressman is wanting to tap the breaks on the project, as Texas Central Railroad works to obtain eminent domain power from Washington.
Currently, only two things stand in the way for Texas Central — rules from the Federal Railroad Administration on safety and the project’s environmental impacts. Local Congressman Kevin Brady, however, is wanting FRA administrator Ronald Batory to hold a public hearing in an effort to seek comments from landowners and local officials as to the impact the high-speed rail will have on rural counties.
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