Tags: "Texas Central"

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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17 Aug
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Protester of proposed Houston-Dallas Japanese-style high-speed rail line shouts “remember Pearl Harbor”

August 11, 2016 – Houson Chronicle Video has surfaced on YouTube of an opponent of the proposed Houston-Dallas high-speed rail line shouting “remember Pearl Harbor” during a recent protest.  We wonder if any protesters drove over to the event in a ...

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17 Aug
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Grimes County Tries to Derail Dallas/Houston High-Speed Train

August 9, 2016 – Texas Tribune – In a rebuke of a private firm’s plans to build a bullet train between Houston and Dallas, local officials in rural southeastern Texas moved Tuesday to restrict high-speed rail development in their corner of the state. ...

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27 Jul
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Texas’ high-speed train: Right project, right way, right time

BY HOLLY REED Special to the Star-Telegram A high-speed train between North Texas and Houston offers Texans more than quick relief from traffic-choked highways. The privately developed project will be an economic powerhouse, creating local jobs, generating community tax revenue ...

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26 Jul
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Texas Bullet Train Opponents Hope to Block Project Next Year

July 26, 2016 – Texas Tribune The state Legislature could put up major road blocks next year for a private firm’s plans to build a high-speed rail project connecting Houston and Dallas now that a federal transportation board has decided ...

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