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Department of Justice urged to investigate alleged ‘foreign influence’ in Texas high-speed rail project

April 9th, 2024
April 9, 2024 - - Donnie Tuggle - Editor's note: The group firing the latest volley has been fighting the Dallas-Houston high-speed rail project for many years through numerous legal challenges, leading to the Texas Supreme Court upholding the railroad's...

Dallas to Houston high speed rail opponents hold rally in Madisonville

September 13th, 2023
September 13, 2023 - TRA Newswire -Almost 200 opponents of the Dallas-Houston high-speed rail project met at the Truman Kimbro Convention Center in Madisonville Monday night and were updated on the latest developments by several rural elected leaders.The meeting was...

Back in the courtroom again? Landowners want to know about Texas Central high-speed rail project on April 7

April 2nd, 2023
Updated April 7, 2023 - TRA Newswire - Update: Beckham Portela Trial Law, the Dallas-based attorneys representing a property owner in Calvin House vs.Texas Central Railroad cancelled Friday's court hearing within hours of their appearance. TRA understands it was due to the sole...

Analysis/Opinion: Texas Central waits and waits on the state Supreme Court while political sharks are circling

April 20th, 2022
April 20, 2022 - TRA Newswire -While Texas Central idles its engine for the state Supreme Court to issue a ruling to determine if they are "really a railroad" and have eminent domain authority to build a bullet train line...

Texas anti high-speed train rural counties file suit against USDOT

April 15th, 2021
April 14, 2021 - TRA Newswire - In what seems like a never ending chain of lawsuits against a high-speed rail line,  rural counties and landowners between Dallas and Houston are at it again. Texas Central Railroad, the private company in...

Landowners and one Congressman still fighting the Texas bullet train

February 26th, 2020
February 26, 2020 - TRA Newswire - As Texas Central Railway awaits the outcome of a federal review to start construction of the 240-mile long high speed rail line between Houston and Dallas, protests from landowners and one Houston area Congressman...

Bullet-train battle moves toward Texas legislature special session

June 9th, 2017
June 8, 2017 - - AUSTIN — They’re still working on the railroad, but while advocates of the high-speed train linking Dallas and Houston remain bullish about getting off the drawing board and on track, new barriers could loom. “We’re going...

SurfTransBoard denies Texas Central claim as part of national network

July 18th, 2016
Updated July 19, 2016 - TRA Newswire Updated with response from Texas Central The Surface Transportation Board struck a blow to Texas Central Railway today in stating that the board does not have jurisdiction over the railway since it would operate entirely within...

Some Texans fighting against multi-billion dollar bullet train

July 7th, 2016
July 2, 2016 - Cypress Creek Mirror Texas is looking like it will become the first state in the nation to get a bullet train. Texas Central Partners, LLC (Texas Central), a private company that is leading the bullet train project...

Could Virgin Trains run Texas Central's future trains?

July 6th, 2016
Here's a most interesting question. Is it possible that UK-based Virgin Trains could supply the on-board crews to run Japanese-type bullet trains between Dallas and Houston? If so, this would bring a very high level of service to Texans who...

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