Italian railway company Salini awarded the giant high-speed train project tender in the USA. kazanannounced that he did. This $5,9 billion tender consists of a package that includes the design, construction and maintenance of the high-speed train line to be built between Houston and Dallas.
386 km long line The design works of the high speed train line between Dallas and Houston started with the signing of the contract. The deal was signed last week with Salini Impregilo and its American partner Lane Construction Cooperation Consortium with Texas Central.
The project, which will reduce the travel time between Houston and Texas to 90 minutes, is expected to contribute $ 25 billion to the economy in 35 years.
High Speed Train will be Operated between Dallas and Houston in 2026
Approximately $ 5,9 million of the $ 311 billion deal was reserved for design. The budget for the operation and maintenance of the line will be around $ 5,6 billion. The line will be operated by the Salini-Lane Consortium from 2026 until 2042.
Design and Maintenance will be provided from Renfe Company
According to the statement made by the representative of the Spanish Ministry of Transport, Renfe, the state railway company, won the tender. kazanIt will support the Consortium in the design, construction, maintenance and operation of this line. The company, which is experienced in high-speed train operation and maintenance, will continue to maintain the title of the company operating the longest high-speed train line in the world with this tender.
Shinkansen Trains are planned to be used
Texas Central, which also said that a tender will be launched for the high-speed trains planned to operate between Houston Dallas, even announced that it is planned to use the sixth generation high-speed trains of the Shinkansen type.