August 20, 2023 - - 

AUSTIN, Texas — Travis County Judge Andy Brown grew up in Austin and has heard the stories about high-speed rail coming to Texas just as long as the rest of us.

He says this time feels different, though.

Amtrak recently announced it is looking into a possible partnership with Texas Central to build a high-speed rail line between Dallas and Houston, a project that’s been discussed for decades, but has never become reality.

And now that Amtrak is interested, Judge Brown is thinking even bigger, now calling for Travis County to eventually be a stop along the line.

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