Texas high speed bullet train project takes another step forward

Plans for the high speed rail in Texas are racing forward.

Construction is slated to begin in 2019.

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Texas Central, the company in charge of the project, has signed an agreement with the Spanish rail operating company, Renfe.

Renfe runs more than 7,500 miles of track across Europe.

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Texas Central is assembling a team of other partners, including the construction giant Bechtel, which has a large Houston office and will serve as project manager.

The Houston to Dallas trip will take just 90 minutes.
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