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Texas bullet train with Japan tech aims for revival with federal grant

January 6th, 2024
January 6, 2024 - -The U.S. federal government has awarded a planning grant to a proposed high-speed rail line in Texas to be built with technology from Japan's shinkansen bullet trains, for a project that has faced delays and ballooning costs.The proposed...

How Japanese bullet trains changed the world of rail travel

November 30th, 2019
November 29, 2019 - - Not a single passenger has ever been killed or injured on the Shinkansen network over its 55-year history October of 1964 marked the age of Japan's bullet train era, as Tokyo saw a sleek blue trail...

Hey Governor Abbott: Did you enjoy your high-speed rail journey in Japan?

September 18th, 2019
Updated September 29, 2019 - TRA Opinion - Gov. Greg Abbott is back from a week long economic development trip to Japan and South Korea, and while he was there rode on the new N700S high-speed train. This is the type...

Will Trump Be The High Speed Trains President? Texas Central Cited

February 11th, 2017
February 10, 2017 -  McClatchy Newspapers - BY CURTIS TATE Could Donald Trump be the president who brings high-speed rail to America? The Obama administration spent nearly $10 billion to improve passenger rail service across the country. While it accomplished that...

Japan's pension megafund to invest in US infrastructure / TX bullet trains

February 2nd, 2017
February 2, 2017 - 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. The goal...

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