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24 Feb
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Texas Central asks for public support against flurry of anti-rail bills

February 24, 2017 – TRA Newswire – Texas Central, pushing back against a flurry of bills filed in the Texas legislature to kill their high speed train project between Dallas and Houston, put out a plea to everyday Texans asking for ...

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24 Feb
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Lawmakers file flurry of misguided bills to derail the Dallas-to-Houston bullet train

February 23, 2017 – Dallas Morning News Editorial The Texas bullet train project is moving ahead, hitting milestones and keeping alive the audacious promise of a 90-minute train ride between Dallas and Houston. But yet again, a big potential roadblock ...

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19 Feb
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Randall O’Toole’s Misguided Effort to Derail The Texas Bullet Train

February 19, 2017 – Commentary from TRA President Peter LeCody – And I always thought that the CATO folks cherished private enterprise over taxpayer funded projects. Gee, was I dead wrong. I guess they need to have a talk with ...

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17 Feb
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McLane: Texas Bullet Train Project Will Be A Thriving Economic Engine

February 14, 2017 – Houston Chronicle – By Drayton McLane Jr – With the Super Bowl behind us, how many Texans would have enjoyed football’s biggest week even more had it not been for the traffic hassles to get to ...

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07 Feb
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Texas Bullet Train Project Reaches Key Milestones With Landowners

February 7, 2017 – TRA Newswire – Texas Central, developers of the state’s first high-speed train, announced today that it has marked a significant milestone in its land option program, the result of collaborative and ongoing engagements with property owners and ...

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06 Feb
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Fed regulators slow down Texas bullet train start date

February 6, 2017 – HoustonPress.com The highly anticipated and controversial Houston-to-Dallas bullet train line has been delayed once again. Yep, that’s right. Texas Central Partners, the private company that plans to construct a high-speed rail line that will zip passengers ...

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05 Feb
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TRA President responds to TX Representative Cook’s comments on bullet train project

February 4, 2017 – The following guest column from Texas State Representative Byron Cook appeared in several local newspapers between Dallas and Houston, criticizing the high speed train project. His column appears first followed by Texas Rail Advocates President Peter ...

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02 Feb
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Japan’s pension megafund to invest in US infrastructure / TX bullet trains

February 2, 2017 – asia.nekkei.com TOKYO — Infrastructure investments in the U.S. by Japan’s Government Pension Investment Fund will feature heavily in the economic cooperation package to be discussed at next week’s summit in Washington between the two countries’ leaders. ...

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25 Jan
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Two Texas rail projects make Trump’s Top 50 list – but one is missing

January 25, 2017 – TRA Newswire – McClatchy newspapers report that President Trump’s transition team has compiled a list of 50 potential transportation projects across the U.S. that could be included in a promised infrastructure proposal. Two in the “Top 15” are passenger rail ...

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

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 ...

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