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Houston station (Texas Central)

Houston station (Texas Central)

Houston is the planned southern terminus of the Texas Central Railway high-speed line. The station is located in the Lazybrook/Timbergrove neighborhood of Houston, Texas, northeast of the Interstate 610 and U.S. Route 290 interchange at the site of the former Northwest Mall. The station is about 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from the METRO Northwest Transit Center and about 8 miles (13 km) from Downtown.[1]

General information
LocationHouston, Texas
Coordinates29.7992°N 95.4541°W / 29.7992; -95.4541
Line(s)Texas Central Railway
Opening2026 (2026)
Planned service
Preceding station Texas Central Railway Following station
Brazos Valley
towards Dallas
Texas Central Railway Terminus


Three alternatives were considered for the Houston passenger terminal: the former Northwest Mall, the industrial site directly southwest of the mall, and the nearby METRO Northwest Transit Center.[2][3] The mall was chosen as the station site in 2018.[1]


  1. Formby, Brandon (5 February 2020). "Bullet train developers want to turn Houston's Northwest Mall into major transit hub". The Texas Tribune. Retrieved 21 July 2020.
  2. "MAJOR MILESTONE: Texas Bullet Train moves ahead with Federal Draft Environmental Impact Statement - Texas Central". Texas Central. 2017-12-15. Retrieved 2017-12-17.
  3. Spieler, Christof (15 Dec 2017). ".@TexasCentral DEIS shows 3 Houston station options for 90min high speed rail line to Dallas". Twitter. Retrieved 2017-12-17.
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