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Bullet Train Speeds Closer

Speeding forward: 205 MPH bullet train between Houston and Dallas plans its routes in $10 billion project

By Elizabeth Rhodes

The privately funded bullet train that aims to connect Houston and Dallas is continuing to move forward. Now, several potential rail routes between the two cities have been revealed. ...


Bullet Train Speeds Up

Houston to Dallas in 90 minutes? Plans for 205-MPH bullet train speed up

By Claire St. Amant

The proposed high-speed train project between Houston and Dallas is about to cross into new territory. The much-discussed transportation option is finally headed for a major review, federal officia ...


High-Speed Train Gains Support

205 MPH bullet train between Houston & Dallas gains powerful allies: High-speed dream zooms closer

By Elizabeth Rhodes

The much-discussed, never-yet-realized high-speed train between Houston and Dallas suddenly has some powerful political backers. In a joint press conference with Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings ...


Big Texas Train Show

George R. Brown Convention Center

More than 100,000 square feet of model trains, railroad museum, club exhibits and vendors will take over the George R. Brown Convention Center. The event is sponsored by Gulf Coast Chapter - N


CultureMap Video

Houston's own It's A Small World ride: The Hermann Park train gets a new magical tunnel

By Joel Luks

"That's you?" I asked. "Yes, that's me. Can't you see the resemblance?" he laughed. I could. No question. There he was in the center panel of the latest inst ...


Pix of the Day

A car smashes into Hermann Park's kids mini train: Yes, Houston's car train crash problem is growing

By Eric Sandler

The Hermann Park railroad cuts across all demographics. In our car obsessed city where the merits of light rail are vigorously debated, it's the one train that every seems to like. Whi ...


Rail Revelations

All aboard! 205 MPH bullet train between Houston and Dallas is closer than ever

By Tyler Rudick

The federal government is partnering with the Texas Department of Transportation and a private rail company to assess the impact of a long-discussed high-speed train lines between the Dallas area a ...


Left Out

Uptown's rapid bus transit plan takes a blow: $460 million proposal voted down by one council

By Whitney Radley

A Houston-Galveston Area Council committee voted not to include the Uptown Management District's proposed Bus Rapid Transit system among the projects included in the governmental plan ...


Troubles on the tracks

Railroad Revival Tour canceled, Band of Horses reschedules at House of Blues

By Whitney Radley

First, the bad news: The second annual Railroad Revival Tour has been derailed.  The eight-stop tour was to feature outlaw country stars Willie Nelson and Jamey Johnson playing sold out co ...


Riding the rails

Full speed ahead for 205 MPH bullet train between Houston and Dallas? 2020 set as target date

By Whitney Radley

The 250-mile trip between Houston and Dallas-Fort Worth made in 90 minutes or less? Texas Central High-Speed Railway leaders say that it's possible, without public financing and within the next ...


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