Texas Central is working with a number of strategic partners in development of the Texas High-Speed Train. These partners, along with Texas Central, will have specific roles during the execution phase of the project, encompassing the planning, design, construction, testing and handover of the assured railroad into operational service. As these plans are defined, further information and bidding opportunities will be provided.
Meet the team building your Texas High-Speed Train:
Texas Central will be responsible for management, integration and administration of prime contracts and key activities needed to deliver the operational high-speed train. This includes, management of regulatory requirements and commitments contained in the project’s permits, acquisition of land, management of relationships and agreements with primary third-party stakeholder groups.
Bechtel Infrastructure and Power
The Program Manager, Bechtel Infrastructure and Power will provide support during the execution phase to maintain and oversee implementation of the management systems and to provide qualified personnel to fill roles within the integrated Texas Central organization in areas such as project management, construction management, design and engineering management, technical and quality assurance, project controls, health and safety and environment and sustainability.
Texas High Speed Rail, LLC
Civil Infrastructure Design-Build
A joint venture of Salini-Impregilo from Italy and its US subsidiary Lane Construction, Texas High Speed Rail, LLC is responsible for providing the civil infrastructure elements of the project, including the viaduct and embankment sections of the alignment, track formation and rail along the alignment, all buildings and features along the alignment necessary to house maintenance facilities, power supply points, signaling and communications points and other equipment that will compromise the railroad system and all surveys, demolition, site preparation, logistics and other activities required to facilitate civil infrastructure construction.
Texas High Speed Rail, LLC has secured the services of WSP, Inc. to provide design and engineering for the civil-infrastructure scope of work.
Renfe serves as the operations and maintenance (O&M) partner of Texas Central and will be responsible for designing, development and implementation of the management processes, people and technology that will be used to operate and maintain the railroad. Renfe AND its affiliates will be providing transportation, infrastructure and maintenance employees to support design, construction, testing and placing the railroad into service and then operating and maintaining the railroad, stations and support facilities.
In addition to these key partners, Texas Central will directly employ a wide range of service providers, consultants and companies to assist in the execution of the project. As these plans are defined, further information and bidding opportunities will be provided.
*As other partners join the team building your Texas High-Speed Train, their information will be added to this section of the website.