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Can high-speed rail foes stop the Texas bullet train?

(Source: CityLab, April 26, 2019)

DALLAS — For rail fans who cling to the dream that the United States will someday boast the high-speed rail systems that much of the rest of the world enjoys, the plan to bring bullet trains to Texas has been something of a ray of hope. Texas Central Railway, the private company helming the effort to connect Dallas and Houston in a zippy 90 minutes via Japanese shinkansen technology, says it will be ready to break ground as soon it receives its safety and environmental permits, which could be as soon as late 2019.

Full story: CityLab

Monday, April 29, 2019

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