Texas Central Railway’s proposed “Texas High-Speed Train” project is an approximate 240-mile long high-speed rail that would span from Houston to Dallas. Texas Central plans to base the design for the rail on the N700 Series Shinkansen by Central Japan Railway Company. Current estimates for construction of track between Dallas and Houston is approximately $16 billion, and Texas Central has committed to constructing and operating the proposed system without public funding.
- Affected Texas Counties: Harris, Waller, Grimes, Madison, Leon, Limestone, Freestone, Navarro, Ellis, Dallas
- Train Speed: Up to 200mph
- Proposed Timeline:
- 2026: Train is in operation
- 2025: Testing period
- 2021/2022: Proposed construction start (construction is anticipated to take 5 to 6 years)
- 2020: Federal approvals (EIS and RPA)
- October 2019: Business and Workforce Opportunity Policy announced
In the News:
March 30, 2021: Lawmakers hold hearings on Texas high-speed rail legislation
September 21, 2020: High-speed train between Dallas and Houston gets federal approval
December 6, 2019: High-Speed Railway Project Gains Partner
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