Category Archives: High-speed train

Vegas high-speed rail: a gamble or good thing?

On a dusty, rock-strewn expanse at the edge of the Mojave Desert, a company linked to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid wants to build a bullet train that would rocket tourists from the middle of nowhere to the gambling palaces of Las Vegas. Privately... ...

High-Speed Rail Project Linked to Sen. Reid on Verge of Landing $4.9B Fed Loan

DesertXpress, a privately held company with links to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV), is spearheading a high-speed rail project aimed at connecting tourists from Southern California to Las Vegas and says it needs a $4.9 billion federal loan to... ...

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