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X-Train Meets Snarl But Development Continues in Las Vegas

Posted: Jul. 3rd, 2013  |  By Michael Pearse

A minor snarl brought major changes to the X-Train's construction plans, though the California-to-Las-Vegas railway will still come into service next year. The snarl arose when it was realized that the planned location of it's major Las Vegas stop, the Plaza in downtown Las Vegas, was too small to facilitate the system's needs.

The train that will bring partiers from Southern California to Las Vegas next year will deliver passengers to a new train station that will be built in North Las Vegas.

Michael Barron, president and CEO of Las Vegas Railway Express, said Wednesday that his company would build a passenger platform and station off the Union Pacific line near Craig Road and Interstate 15, about a half-mile east of the Cannery, as the arrival point of the X Train.

Originally, the company planned to build a station at the Plaza in downtown Las Vegas, but Barron said the land there wouldn’t be large enough for the company’s ambitious growth plan.

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