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Brady: Texas Supreme Court Deals Blow to Property Rights; Decision Won't Save "Zombie" Train

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Washington, June 24, 2022 | comments

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Kevin Brady (TX-08) released the following statement after the Supreme Court of Texas upheld eminent domain authority for Texas Central's controversial high-speed rail project.

“This is a hard punch to Texas landowners and their property rights. But as to the insolvent high-speed rail project, this decision is inconsequential. 

With no funding, staff, board or permits to construct, Texas Central is basically a zombie train at this point – and this ruling won’t breathe life back into it.”

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