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A undeveloped portion of land near a site for bullet train tracks and pedestrian bridges for the proposed bullet train terminus near downtown Dallas, on Thursday, Aug. 25, 2022. The entities in charge of a bullet train connection between Houston and DFW have faded despite Texas courts approving eminent domain to accomplish the massive project.

After a decade of hype, Dallas-Houston bullet train developer faces a leadership exodus as land acquisition slows

Texas Central has made little visible progress financing the high-speed rail project and acquiring property for the route in recent years. The company maintains that the bullet train is still being developed but declined to provide details about the path forward.

Central Texas Partners released this map showing the likely route of a high-speed rail line between Dallas and Houston.

A decade in the making

Austin Street near South Side Music Hall was part of the proposed Dallas bullet train terminus containing a bus drop off and parking zones, near downtown Dallas, on Thursday, Aug. 25, 2022. The entities in charge of a bullet train connection between Houston and DFW have faded despite Texas courts approving eminent domain to accomplish the massive project.
Traffic on Interstate 30 passes near an area land that would have been used as pedestrian bridges leading to a bullet train terminus near downtown Dallas, on Thursday, Aug. 25, 2022. The entities in charge of a bullet train connection between Houston and DFW have faded despite Texas courts approving eminent domain to accomplish the massive project.

A plan derailed

Continued resistance

Railroad tracks near a proposed bullet train terminus on the outskirts of downtown Dallas, on Thursday, Aug. 25, 2022. The entities in charge of a bullet train connection between Houston and DFW have faded despite Texas courts approving eminent domain to accomplish the massive project.

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