Construction of Nev. $6.5B high-speed rail link awaits federal loan

10/11/2011 | Nevada News Bureau · Las Vegas Sun

Infrastructure work on the DesertXpress, a proposed high-speed rail line between Las Vegas and Southern California -- could begin in late 2012 if it receives a federal grant, said DesertXpress Enterprises Chief Operating Officer Andrew Mack, who is optimistic the project will win the funding. The rail line -- which could cost up to $6.5 billion -- would cover 185 miles, with trains running at 150 mph once it becomes operational in 2016.

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Nevada News Bureau · Las Vegas Sun