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US, Japan signal support for Texas high-speed rail plan

April 11th, 2024
April 10, 2024 - Reuters.com -The governments of the United States and Japan signaled support for a plan to build the first high-speed rail in the U.S. using Japanese bullet trains after their leaders met in Washington on Wednesday.Reuters exclusively reported this...

2 Views from UT-Dallas students- trains over towers: Why DFW desperately needs the high-speed rail plan

April 1st, 2024
April 1, 2024 - UTDMercury.com - Gregorio Olivares Gutierrez | News Editor -If demolishing the Reunion Tower is necessary for implementing intercity high-speed rail in Texas, then it is critical we do it to help combat congestion while improving local communities. Comets...

Must viewing: Can Amtrak finally bring high speed rail to Texas?

March 11th, 2024
March 11, 2024 - CNBC.com -A video documentary on high-speed rail between Dallas and Houston.After decades of research, the U.S. remains without authentic high-speed rail options. Federal planners believe that a route connecting major cities in Texas may be an...

He aims to bring high-speed rail to Texas and will speak at the Southwestern Rail Conference

March 3rd, 2024
March 3, 2024 - TRA Newswire -He's regarded as a transport executive who knows how to get projects done and maybe that's just what is needed to get the long-delayed high-speed rail project between Dallas and Houston going.Andy Byford, whose...

Dallas sets ambitions on downtown high-speed rail hub

January 21st, 2024
January 17, 2023 - dentonrc.com - As Amtrak moves forward with plans to bring high-speed rail to Texas — like the Shinkansen rail network in Japan — North Texas officials are hoping to turn downtown Dallas into a regional rail hub.Dallas...

North Texas Transpo Council approves $1.1 million for ongoing Fort Worth-Dallas HSR connection

December 22nd, 2023
December 22, 2023 - TRA Newswire -"The Connector" has gotten a boost from the North Central Texas Council of Government's Regional Transportation Council (RTC) with a $1.1 million allocation to scope out and make adjustments to current plans for a...

New hopes for a train from Dallas to Houston

December 14th, 2023
December 14, 2023 - TexasMonthly.com, written by Megan Kimble -The Texas Eagle, an Amtrak passenger train, made its final run from Dallas to Houston on September 10, 1995. The trip was scheduled to take a little more than six hours, but...

County judges in I-35 Lone Star Rail Corridor disappointed in lack of funding for rail

December 11th, 2023
December 11, 2023 - SanAntonioReport.org - Bexar County Judge Peter Sakai joined his counterparts in Travis and Dallas counties Friday in expressing their disappointment that a passenger rail expansion plan connecting the major metros was left out of a major funding...

Federal railroad grant denied for passenger rail in central Texas

December 9th, 2023
December 8, 2023 - Fox4Austin.com - On Friday, the Federal Railroad Administration approved five corridors for passenger rail expansion in Texas and excluded the corridor connecting Austin, San Antonio and Dallas-Fort Worth."So that is disappointing news, but it's not the end...

Houston-to-Dallas high-speed rail project awarded $500,000 federal grant

December 8th, 2023
December 8, 2023 - HoustonPublicMedia.org - The long-envisioned initiative was one of seven high-speed rail projects across the country selected to receive grant funding from the Federal Railroad Administration, which awarded a total of $8.2 billion to 79 rail projects that...

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