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Texas Central Update: Houston Delegation rides Japanese bullet train, tours Operations Center

October 28th, 2022
October 27, 2022 - TRA Newswire -On the third day of the investment and trade mission to Japan, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner, Greater Houston Partnership President/CEO Bob Harvey, and members of the delegation learned more about the Japanese company that...

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...

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...

Will Texas Central get the ultra-modern Alfa-X bullet train being developed?

June 9th, 2018
June 8, 2018 - - Next Shinkansen will not only be faster, safer, but save on power Japan’s rail operators are on track to developing the next-generation Shinkansen that aim to break speed records, improve safety and are more energy efficient. East...

Japan's newest bullet train will run between Dallas & Houston

August 28th, 2016
August 24, 2016 - - 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" -- on the...

Texas bullet train project pushing for Japan-friendly rules

March 31st, 2016
March 30, 2016 - DALLAS -- Railway operator JR Tokai and an American partner will petition federal regulators to set new rules allowing an ultrahigh-speed line here to be built to Japanese bullet train specifications. The roughly 400km line connecting Dallas and...

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