Fluor Enterprises, Lane Construction on Track to Design, Build Texas' Proposed Bullet Train

Irving-based Fluor Enterprises and the Lane Construction Corp. have been chosen to perate the high-speed rail line that will carry travelers between Dallas-Fort Worth and Houston, developer Texas Central Partners said Monday.The announcement comes after more than three years of development by Texas Central, the private company behind the $12 billion-plus venture. The project will be backed by private investors and the company has pledged not to seek public money.The 240-mile high speed rail line would take travelers between the cities in less than 90 minutes, with trains departing every 30 minutes during peak periods.The line, which could follow one of several routes, would wind down to Harris County and back at 205 mph.   Continue reading...

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