SOURCE: Las Vegas Railway Express, Inc.
LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - Jul 24, 2012) - Las Vegas Railway Express, Inc. ("X" Train) (OTCBB: XTRN)
The Las Vegas X Train, the luxury passenger train with planned rail service between Southern CA and Las Vegas has begun work with award winning engineering firm, Walker Engineering, LLC for the development of their Las Vegas station. The local firm is a woman-owned engineering firm headed by President Jody Walker Belsick, P.E., MBA, LEED AP. The well established firm lists among its previous projects: The Rainbow Sunset Pavilion, Cimarron Square and CDW at Logisticenter.
Walker Engineering's responsibilities for the development of the X Train's Las Vegas Station include: planning, due diligence, surveying, demolition plans, civil engineering plans and civil permitting. "Getting the development process underway is an exciting milestone and we couldn't be happier with the quality of engineering firm we have selected," says Michael Barron, President/CEO of the X Train. "Jody and her team's accomplishments speak volumes about the firm's abilities and we know we have the right partners on board."
Ms. Walker Belsick will also serve as an interface between the Las Vegas Railway Express, the City of Las Vegas, the project's architect, the rail engineer and the general contractor. "How great this project is going to be for our community and all the things it is going to bring Downtown," says Ms. Walker Belsick. "I myself am a Las Vegas native and I have done the drive from LA to Las Vegas many times in my life and I am excited to ride the train instead of having to make that drive!"
About Las Vegas Railway Express, Inc.
Las Vegas Railway Express, Inc. has been planning for the establishment of a "Vegas Class" passenger train service between Los Angeles and Las Vegas since early 2009. Service departures are planned to be Thursday and Friday to Las Vegas with returns on Sunday back to Los Angeles. An introductory price of $99 each way includes "Vegas Class" accommodation and all-inclusive food & beverage. In addition, the "X" Train will also offer the ability for its passengers to book hotel rooms, transportation transfers, entertainment & show tickets and other travel incidentals. For more information, please visit the Company website at http://www.vegasxtrain.com.
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