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01 Nov
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Houston Rail Advocates Meet to Support Texas High Speed Rail Project

November 1, 2016 – CommunityImpact.com – A dozen Greater Houston-area residents met at the Houston Amtrak station Saturday, Oct. 29, in support of improving and expanding passenger rail services throughout the nation. During its first Houston meeting, the group—members of ...

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20 Oct
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Texas High-Speed Train Opens Competition to Design Passenger Stations

October 20, 2016 – TRA Newswire – Texas Central, the private developer of the Texas bullet train, announced today its sponsorship of a design competition for architecture students from accredited Texas universities to help produce an inspiring vision for the ...

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28 Sep
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Houston-Dallas bullet train faces new legal issues

September 27, 2016 – BizJournals.com A Houston-to-Dallas high-speed rail company has found itself in legal wrangle with a landowner who refuses to let company surveyors on his property. Dallas-based Texas Central Partners sought a court order in Harris County to ...

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25 Sep
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Texas state representative says Texas Central will survive 2017 session

http://www.wfaa.com/news/local/texas-news/bullet-train-to-survive-2017-legislature-representative-predicts/325262824September 25, 2016 – WFAA.com DALLAS – The Texas Central Railway’s bullet train between the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex and Houston will survive the next legislative session, but not without some fights, predicted State Rep. Ron Simmons, R-Carrollton. “I think there ...

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25 Sep
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High-speed rail land dispute lands in Houston court

September 23, 2016 – Dug Begley – Houston Chronicle – A rose is a rose is a rose, but a railroad might actually have to exist to have total legal rights in Texas. Lawyers for a proposed high-speed rail line ...

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25 Sep
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Will High-Speed Rail Development In Texas Benefit California?

September 24, 2016 – CleanTechnica.com The planned 240-mile Texas Central high-speed rail line between Dallas and Houston seems to be coming along well, with it looking increasingly likely that Texas will be the first in North America to become home ...

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28 Aug
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How private enterprise drives the trains in Texas

August 25, 2016 – Washington Times –  ANALYSIS/OPINION: Tim Keith: Texans are turning the tables on how to pay for nationally critical infrastructure projects, leading the way with a high-speed train project that relies on the expertise of private entrepreneurs ...

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28 Aug
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Texas Central gives $1.5m to City of Dallas for permit fees

August 24, 2016 – KXAS.com – Dallas city leaders took their first official action to bring a high speed rail from Houston to Dallas. On Wednesday, they approved a deal, with the private company planning the train line, to pay ...

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28 Aug
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Japan’s newest bullet train will run between Dallas & Houston

August 24, 2016 – asia.nikkei.com – NAGOYA, Japan — A lot is riding on Central Japan Railway‘s next shinkansen bullet train. The Japanese company known as JR Tokai is preparing to introduce the new N700S — the “S” stands for “supreme” — ...

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25 Aug
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Aggie Chamber of Commerce hears about bullet train project

August 18, 2016 – TheEagle.com – A representative from Texas Central Railway sought to drum up support for the private company’s high-speed rail project Wednesday during an economic outlook briefing hosted by the Bryan-College Station Chamber of Commerce. The briefing, ...

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