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Welcome to XpressWest: Delivering High Speed Rail Service between Las Vegas and Southern California.
XpressWest is a Federally authorized high speed passenger railroad that connects Las Vegas with Southern California. With its Southern California station initially in Victorville, California, fully electric high speed trains would make the trip along the I-15 corridor to Las Vegas at speeds in excess of 150 MPH with trains leaving every 20 minutes during peak travel times. The train technology and systems will be fully interoperable with the California High Speed Rail system allowing for future high speed service into Burbank and Los Angeles. Identified in the Federal Railroad Administration’s multi-state Southwest rail planning study as a high performance Core Express service corridor, XpressWest will serve as a key component of the Southwest high speed rail system.
Because a vast majority of the trips between Southern California and Las Vegas are by car, XpressWest service will divert an estimated 25% of the existing traffic off of the I-15 freeway, opening the corridor for more efficient goods movement and providing a better, cleaner, safer, and faster alternative to driving, and an unparalleled transportation EXPERIENCE.
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 into California 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. Passengers will EXPERIENCE the most advanced high speed stations built anywhere in the world and designed to provide secure, yet barrier free arrivals and departures. Stations feature secure, covered parking, courtesy door to door baggage handling, a variety of dining and retail amenities; and complete intermodal transportation options.
With the environmental review process complete, all required federal right-of-way approvals in place, and having received the necessary licensing and approvals to construct and operate, XpressWest will provide a foundation for high speed rail infrastructure in the Southwest.
High speed rail represents the future of sustainable, green, high capacity and efficient transportation in the United States. Through private sector investment, XpressWest meets America’s need for passenger rail infrastructure with a system that promises interoperability and regional connectivity.
Connecting 25 Million People in the Southwest