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The dream of a Texas bullet train lives on

June 2nd, 2024
May 21, 2024 - Bloomberg.com - Benjamin Schneider -For a long time, the dream of bringing high-speed rail to the US was a lot of talk and not much action. But now, finally, rails are being laid.In April, Brightline, the...

Drumbeat for rail in Texas continues: Rep. Allred meets with Japanese Minister on Dallas-Houston bullet train

May 10th, 2024
May 10, 2024 - TRA Newswire -Ever since Amtrak's Senior VP for High-Speed Rail, Andy Byford, spoke at the Southwestern Rail Conference last month and indicated the company is interested in the work that Texas Central had completed to date...

Amtrak's Andy Byford at Southwestern Rail Conference: We think Dallas-Houston is viable for high-speed rail

April 19th, 2024
April 19, 2024 - TRA Newswire -While Andy Byford, Senior Vice-President of High-Speed Rail projects for Amtrak, says that it's not a done-deal yet and still faces hurdles, he says there is strong political support in North Texas and the...

FRA's Amit Bose at Southwestern Rail Conference: rail funding opportunities ahead

April 19th, 2024
April 19, 2024 - TRA Newswire -Federal Railroad Administrator Amit Bose, speaking at the 20th Annual Southwestern Rail Conference in Hurst, Texas this week, said that a lot of work has already been accomplished by the agency on establishing high-speed...

On everyone's mind at the Southwestern Rail Conference? The proposed Texas bullet train

April 17th, 2024
April 17, 2024 - keranews.org - Pablo Arauz Pena -High speed rail in Texas is big talk in a state ruled by cars.Still, transportation officials are moving forward with plans to build a bullet train connecting Fort Worth, Dallas and...

Amtrak is now driving Dallas to Houston bullet train proposal

April 17th, 2024
April 16, 2024 - NBCDFW.com - Phil Prazen - An Amtrak leader says they're in the engineer's seat for the proposal to build a high-speed train between Dallas and Houston. The proposed route makes one of the best cases for the...

Rail advocates, experts meet to discuss future of passenger and high-speed rail in Texas

April 16th, 2024
April 15, 2024 - KBTX.com - By Donnie Tuggle and Jadyn Stack - Elected officials and rail advocates, alongside transportation experts, wrapped up day one of the Southwestern Rail Conference, discussing solutions to address the growing need to move people across...

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

April 9th, 2024
April 9, 2024 - KBTX.com - 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...

‘We believe in this': Biden admin backs Dallas to Houston high-speed rail

April 7th, 2024
April 7, 2024 - NBCDFW.com - Phil Prazen -On the Channel 5 Lone Star Politics program today, Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg said he supports a Dallas to Houston bullet train, calling it "one of the most interesting and promising projects...

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...

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