Posts Tagged ‘Las Vegas’

XpressWest, which just inked a deal with China to help build HSR from Southern California to Southern Nevada, isn’t the only proposed new passenger rail line along that route. There’s also the X Train, a proposal by Las Vegas Railway Express to operate a private luxury passenger rail line from LA to the Strip. Unlike […]

Sep 22nd, 2015 | Filed under Uncategorized

Well this is certainly big news – if not entirely unexpected. China has announced plans to help build the XpressWest high speed rail project that will, eventually, link Los Angeles to Las Vegas via Palmdale and Victorville: XpressWest agreed this month to form a joint venture with China Railway International USA Co. to build and […]

Sep 17th, 2015 | Filed under Uncategorized

Yes, the hyperloop is mostly hype. But some people are trying to turn it into reality, as Wired UK reports: Fortunately for futurists and people who enjoy picking apart complicated plans, an El Segundo, California-based startup has taken Musk up on his challenge to develop and build the Hyperloop. JumpStartFund combines elements of crowdfunding and […]

Dec 19th, 2014 | Filed under Uncategorized

Bad news for people who wanted to get their party on before they crossed the Nevada state line: the proposed X Train appears to be dead: A group hoping to start running an adults-only “party train” between Southern California and the Las Vegas area said the deal has gone off the tracks. Las Vegas Railway […]

Nov 15th, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized