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  • Impression of Texas Central high speed line between Dallas and Houston.
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    Texas Central appoints RENFE as ‘early operator’

    2021-07-15T15:25:00Z

    USA: Spanish national operator RENFE has signed a contract to act as early operator of the Texas Central high speed line between Dallas and Houston. RENFE was already acting as shadow operator for project promoter Texas Central. Under the early operator agreement, it will provide ...

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    Texas Central signs $16bn high speed line civil works agreement

    2021-06-16T13:00:00Z

    USA: Dallas – Houston high speed railway project promoter Texas Central has signed a $16bn final agreement for the civil works including viaducts and depots with Webuild and its US subsidiary Lane Construction. The agreement announced on June 15 follows four years of work by ...

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    Texas high speed rail developer signs $1·6bn electrical systems contract

    2021-05-04T14:21:00Z

    USA: Dallas – Houston high speed rail project promoter Texas Central Railroad has signed a $1·6bn contract for Kiewit and its Mass Electric Construction subsidiary to install the core electrical systems for the proposed line. This would include the traction power, signalling and communications equipment ...

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    FRA approvals pave way for Texas high speed line construction

    2020-09-23T16:02:00Z

    USA: Construction of the Texas Central high speed line linking Houston with Dallas is expected to start in the coming months following completion of the regulatory approval process. This concluded on September 21 when the Federal Railroad Administration released a pre-publication version of its final ...

  • RENFE is acting as shadow operator of the planned Texas Central high speed line in the USA
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    Texas Central selects railway systems supply partner

    2019-11-21T17:37:00Z

    RENFE is acting as shadow operator of the planned Texas Central high speed line in the USA USA: Dallas – Houston high speed railway promoter Texas Central reached an Early Contractor Involvement agreement with Mass Electric Construction Co on November 23. Under the agreement, the ...

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    Texas Central targets financial close by next year

    2019-09-20T08:40:00Z

    USA: Dallas – Houston high speed project promoter Texas Central says it is optimistic of securing financial close by the end of next year, which would enable construction to begin. Worth an indicative $20bn, the privately funded high speed railway is intended to link Dallas with ...

  • Central Japan Railway is among the backers of the Texas Central project, which is intended to use Shinkansen technology.
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    RENFE and ADIF to support Texas Central high speed service

    2018-10-12T09:12:40Z

    USA: On October 10 high speed project promoter Texas Central announced that it had selected Spanish national operator RENFE and infrastructure manager ADIF as ‘strategic partners’ for the 386 km high speed line between Houston and Dallas. The Spanish partners were one of five bidders, Texas Central said. ‘RENFE ...

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    Texas Central names contractor and starts engineering design

    2018-10-05T14:05:00Z

    USA: High speed rail promoter Texas Central announced on October 4 that it had appointed Italian civil engineering group Salini Impregilo to lead the civil construction consortium that would build its proposed Houston – Dallas route using Japanese Shinkansen technology. It has also issued a Limited Notice to Proceed, allowing ...

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    High speed rail promoter Texas Central selects planning and construction contractors

    2017-08-14T15:49:02Z

    USA: Privately-financed high speed line project promoter Texas Central has appointed Fluor Enterprises and The Lane Construction Corp to refine the construction planning, scheduling and cost estimates for the project, and to support procurement. It is envisaged that the two contractors would also design and build the project following financial ...

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    JR Central considers Texas Central investment

    2015-12-04T13:00:00Z

    USA: Central Japan Railway confirmed on November 23 that it was considering whether to take a financial stake in Texas Central Partners, which is promoting a privately-financed 386 km high speed line between Dallas and Houston. JR Central has been working closely with the promoters, and is acting as technology ...