Can commuter rail save our suburbs?

By Patrick Sisson, Curbed; October 8, 2019 The mural, a train trailed by ribbons of color, is wholesome enough for…

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Is Good Public Transit Becoming More Politically Viable in Texas?

By Peter Simek, Published in FrontBurner, D Magazine; October 7, 2019 In Texas, the stars at night are big and…

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Texas: 5 Reasons the Houston-Dallas High-Speed Rail Project Makes Sense

By Jeff Balke, Houston Press; October 3, 2019 The Central Texas High-Speed Railway (aka, the Texas bullet train) proposed to…

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Texas Central Partners inks construction deal for high-speed rail

By Staff Reports, The Madisonville Meteor; September 16, 2019 Texas Central Partners, the company hoping to build a high-speed rail…

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Texas high speed bullet train takes major leap forward

From KTRK ABC 13 Eyewitness News; September 5, 2019 FORT WORTH, Texas (KTRK) — Plans for the high speed rail…

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Opinion: Trains and rail make more sense than cars and roads

By Chris Tomlinson, Houston Chronicle; September 2, 2019 International travel always makes me think about the choices we’ve made in…

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Texas: Appeals court squelches Grimes County suit against high-speed rail

By Barbara Boxleitner, The Madisonville Meteor; August 6, 2019 The 14th Court of Appeal in Houston shut down an effort…

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Virgin Trains looks to expand quickly in U.S.

By Bill Wilson, Editor-in-Chief, RT&S Magazine; June 25, 2019 Today Disney World, tomorrow Disneyland. No, it’s not backwards motivation. It…

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Virgin Trains’ Orlando, Florida leg underway as railroad eyes expansions to Tampa, Las Vegas

By Joshua Solomon, Treasure Coast Newspapers, TCPalm.com; June 24, 2019 ORLANDO — As construction of a 125 mph passenger railroad,…

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Japan’s ‘supreme’ bullet train aims to impress Texas with speed

By SAKI HAYASHI, Nikkei Staff Writer, Nikkei Asian Review; June 8, 2019 TOKYO — Central Japan Railway, also known as…

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High-speed rail in the U.S. has new promise, and new pitfalls

By Patrick Sisson, Curbed; May 3, 2019 During a press conference last month to announce that his multifaceted Virgin brand…

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Politico Morning Transportation: Tracking Amtrak’s long distance train debate

Another plane manufacturer hit by sensor issues By Sam Mintz, Politico Morning Transportation; April 22, 2019 TRACKING AMTRAK’S LONG DISTANCE…

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Politico Morning Transportation: Can private funding save high speed rail?

FAA reopens comments on 737 MAX training report By SAM MINTZ, With help from Tanya Snyder, Politico Morning Transportation; April…

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Texas: High-speed rail proposed from Houston to Dallas raises hopes and doubts

By Mayra Cruz, Staff Writer, Houston Chronicle; April 11, 2019 The high-speed rail project that is intended to take travelers…

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More options for travel: Locals in Port Arthur, Texas join cause to bring daily passenger train service to area

By Mary Meaux, The News; March 11, 2019 Local, area and statewide entities are getting behind a push to ask…

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Texas Central’s High-Speed Train Named Top Global Infrastructure Project

A press release from Texas Central Partners; March 5, 2019: DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mar 5, 2019–The Texas high-speed train has been named…

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Texas Central plans to appeal judge’s recent eminent domain ruling

By Chris Mathews, Reporter, Houston Business Journal; February 14, 2019 A spike was driven through the proposed Houston-Dallas high-speed railway…

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Virgin Trains USA targets Austin, Texas for high-speed rail

By Jenni Lee, KVUE ABC; February 5, 2019 AUSTIN, Texas — A billionaire Englishman may be coming to Austin’s rescue…

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Houston METRO offers free rides to federal workers

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; January 22, 2019 On Jan. 19, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority of Harris County, Texas (METRO) began…

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Texas: What’s ahead for the Dallas-Houston high-speed rail

By Caitlin Clark, The Eagle; December 16, 2018 After a year filled with public hearings, partnership announcements and meetings with…

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Last ride a fitting end for Bush funeral procession

By Doug Begley, Houston Chronicle; December 5, 2018 Locomotive 4141 can pull 1 million pounds across most of America with…

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The Texas bullet train now looks likely. Here’s what to expect

By Jason Whitely, WFAA ABC 8; November 26, 2018 TOKYO — Texas Central will break ground next year on the…

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Texas Central, Renfe sign bullet-train operator pact

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; October 31, 2018 Yesterday in Madrid, Texas Central Railway and Renfe officials signed an agreement that…

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Texas Bullet Train named top North American infrastructure project

By Bill Hethcock, Staff Writer, Dallas Business Journal; October 30, 2018 The proposed Texas Bullet Train has been named one…

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Bullet train to the future

By Brandon Formby, Curbed, The Texas Tribune; October 24, 2018 Charlie Calhoun steered his green four-wheeler past the ponds where…

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