FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 02/17/2015
TEXAS CENTRAL RAIL TO USE UTILITY CORRIDOR
Great News for Montgomery County--But There is More Work to be Done
AUSTIN – Today, the Texas Central Rail (TCR) announced their plans to use the Utility Corridor as their route for the proposed High Speed Railway project.
This statement comes at the onset of the Texas House's 84th Legislative Session, an important time for residents of Montgomery County as House Representative Will Metcalf works to appease concerns regarding eminent domain issues along the Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway lines (BNSF).
While this is great news for the citizens of Montgomery County, House Representative Will Metcalf continues to push against the High Speed Railway project in its entirety. “We need more roads for citizens to travel to ease our existing roadways. We do not need a High Speed Railway in Texas that will only benefit a few, while at the same time disturbing thousands of citizens within its path.”