Posts Tagged ‘Nevada’

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

The X Train, a conventional passenger train that would connect Southern California to Las Vegas along the old Amtrak Desert Wind route with a “party train” type of service, is negotiating with North Las Vegas for a train station site: “After reviewing many properties for our station in Southern Nevada, we have selected one in […]

Jul 1st, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized

Last week we learned that two leading Congressional Republicans were trying to block approval of a $5.5 billion federal loan for the XpressWest high speed rail project that would connect Las Vegas to Victorville and eventually serve Los Angeles. This week, both of Nevada’s U.S. Senators – including Republican Dean Heller – rose to defend […]

Mar 14th, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized

Right before the Thanksgiving break the federal Bureau of Land Management issued a Record of Decision allowing DesertXpress to build a high speed train from Victorville to Las Vegas: The decision authorizes a Right of Way grant to DesertXpress Enterprises, LLC to construct and operate a high-speed passenger rail line between Victorville, Calif. and Las […]

Nov 28th, 2011 | Filed under Uncategorized