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Texas Central selects RES as ecological services partner for HSR line, US [free access]

February 5, 2019

Texas Central, a high-speed rail developer, has selected Resource Environmental Solutions (RES) as the ecological services partner for the high-speed rail (HSR) line between Dallas/Fort Worth and Houston. RES will be responsible for the protection of natural ecosystems along the HSR route and for minimising the line’s environmental impact. The company will also devise a long-term plan to restore wetlands and other areas damaged by construction activities.


The Houston–Dallas HSR will span 386 km (240 miles) and cost USD15 billion. It will deploy Japanese Shinkansen technology and have an end-to-end travel time of 90 minutes.