Posts Tagged ‘Union Pacific’

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

For years now local governments along the Central Coast, aided by passenger rail advocates, have been working to bring daily local rail service back to their communities. While the Coast Starlight does serve Salinas, Paso Robles and San Luis Obispo, and though the Pacific Surfliner serves other local stops from SLO southward, there’s still no […]

Sep 17th, 2012 | Filed under Uncategorized

This week the California High Speed Rail Authority announced it has adopted the hybrid alternative for the Merced to Fresno section of the high speed rail project. The route runs to the east of Madera, and is at least $500 million cheaper than several of the other alternatives on the table. From a CHSRA press […]

Dec 1st, 2011 | Filed under Uncategorized

It should come as no surprise that Union Pacific, which has long opposed high speed rail, is continuing to wage war against the California project. They gave their anti-HSR comments to the LA Times so that the paper would run a story critical of the project. Ralph Vartabedian, the biased anti-HSR reporter at the LA […]

Oct 29th, 2011 | Filed under Uncategorized