high-speed train from Los Angeles to Las Vegas

A high speed train created by US and China, will connect the 230 miles separating Los Angeles and Las Vegas, in just 80 minutes.

Image credit XpressWest

The US and China just made a deal to build a high-speed rail, traveling at speeds of up to 150 mph, between LA and Las Vegas. Passengers will be there in 80 minutes, compared to an average highway drive time of about 4 hours.

XpressWest to jointly build and run the project, will also provide a foundation for high speed rail infrastructure in the Southwest Corridor.

According to the company, high speed rail represents the future of sustainable, green, high capacity and efficient transportation in the United States.

Because visitor trends and demographics clearly indicate the “Las Vegas EXPERIENCE” cannot start early enough, XpressWest will be more than just a mode of travel. It will extend the Las Vegas EXPERIENCE through innovative concepts such as hotel check-in services, dinner and show reservations, and multiple entertainment options all on board the train.

XpressWest will welcome America to our country’s first High Speed passenger EXPERIENCE. From the moment you arrive at the station the EXPERIENCE is designed to deliver convenience and Las Vegas EXCITEMENT. Every train is designed with state of the art amenities featuring all first and business class seating, and specially designed full-service entertainment club cars. Food, beverage, wifi, entertainment, concierge services, flexible club seating arrangements, and full handicap accessibility are just a few of the amenities available on every journey.

via engadget

source XpressWest