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UPDATED: Texas Supreme Court Rules Texas Central has eminent domain authority

June 23rd, 2022
UPDATED June 25, 2022 - TRA Newswire - By a 5-3 decision the Texas Supreme Court today (June 24) ruled that Texas Central Railroad does have the right to acquire a narrow strip of land to construct a high-speed rail...

Texas Central CEO Carlos Aguilar steps down after 6 years

June 13th, 2022
Updated June 14, 2022 - TRA Newswire - Carlos Aguilar, the CEO and President of Texas Central Partners, announced he is resigning after being at the helm of the massive infrastructure railroad project for six years. He made the announcement...

Texas Central's Aguilar named to ERCOT Board

October 17th, 2021
October 16, 2021 - TRA Newswire - Texas power grid operator ERCOT has two new governing board members. One is an oil and gas executive and the other new board member is leading the effort to build the first high-speed rail...

Texas Central: still waiting for the green signal

September 20th, 2021
Updated September 23 2021 - TRA Newswire - It's complicated. Start with a project that is one of the largest in scope ever dreamed of in Texas. And in Texas we do dream big. Think larger than building the mega-DFW International Airport...

Texas Central names Renfe as 'early operator' for historic project

July 14th, 2021
July 14, 2021 - TRA Newswire - Texas Central Railroad (TCR), developers of the high-speed train between Dallas and Houston, has signed a contract with Spanish-based operator Renfe to be the Early Operator for the transformational project to bring high-speed rail...

Texas Central signs $16 billion construction contract with Webuild for high-speed rail

June 15th, 2021
June 15, 2021 - TRA Newswire - Carlos Aguilar, President and CEO of Texas Central Railway, confirmed to Texas Rail Advocates today that the railroad has signed a $16 billion construction contract with Webuild of Italy and their U.S. partner Lane...

Congressional hearing on high-speed rail draws odd comments from rural Texas Republican County Judge

May 8th, 2021
Updated May 8, 2021 - TRA Newswire / Rail Passengers Association - A U.S. House hearing on high-speed rail Thursday provided evidence that Congress is finally getting serious about a federal high-speed rail program. Spearheaded by a younger generation of elected...

Texas Central signs $1.6 billion contract for high-speed rail electrification

May 3rd, 2021
May 3, 2021 - TRA Newswire - Texas Central Railroad has signed a $1.6 billion contract with Kiewit Infrastructure South and affiliate Mass. Electric Construction to install the core electrical systems for the high speed rail line to be built between...

Texas Central's Aguilar: We can put electricity BACK into the state grid

March 30th, 2021
March 30, 2021 - TRA Newswire - Texas Central President and CEO Carlos Aguilar, appearing on an online high-speed rail presentation by Rail Passengers Association, indicated that when their trains run between Dallas and Houston they can actually add energy back into...

Texas Central CEO: Joe Biden supports Dallas-Houston high-speed rail project

November 12th, 2020
November 12, 2020 - Dallas Business Journal - Evan Hoopfer - When developing a project as complex as a high-speed rail line between Dallas and Houston, it's beneficial to have backers in high places. Carlos Aguilar, CEO of Dallas-based Texas Central developing...

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