2018 Design-Build Conference & Expo

FR06 - Texas Central Bullet Train - High Speed Rail

Nov 9, 2018 9:30am ‐ Nov 9, 2018 10:30am

Credits: None available.


Texas Central is developing a new, investor-owned high-speed rail train that will connect North Texas, the Brazos Valley and Housing, using proven, world-class technology. The 90-minute trip will provide a safe, reliable and productive transportation alternative. The company’s market-led approach is backed by investors, not government grants, a new business model for infrastructure advances. Texas Central and its affiliates will be responsible for the systems, design, finance, construction, operation and maintenance. In this session you will:

  • Learn why design-build was chosen for this innovative project;
  • Understand how the market-led approach differs from other high speed rail projects in the country;
  • Discover how the design-build team has worked together to date to advance the project.
  • Learn the status of the project including major milestones and estimated completion.


  • Travis Kelly, Vice President of External Affairs, Texas Central Partners, LLC
  • Michael J. Moore, Regional Vice President, External Affairs, DART


Credits: None available.

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