Latest High-Speed Rail Plans for Texas Show Slower Speeds
The proposal would bring passengers from downtown Fort Worth to Arlington along the Interstate 30 corridor, then extend near the airport. Service then would proceed to downtown Dallas.
Top speeds would be around 125 mph, well below the 220 mph the trains are capable of traveling. Short distances between stations are one reason for the slower speeds.
The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports the new route would make high-speed rail accessible to more people in North Texas.
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