Richard Branson seeking tie-ins to Las Vegas hotel, planned train

By Richard N. Velotta, Las Vegas Review-Journal; April 13, 2019 Richard Branson, whose Virgin Group brand is expected to have…

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After announcing rebrand, Virgin Trains USA, formerly Brightline, files to go public

By Rob Wile, Miami Herald; November 16, 2018 On the same day it announced a major rebranding as Richard Branson’s…

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Nevada: Local leaders hopeful for Las Vegas, Victorville high-speed rail

By Richard N. Velotta, Las Vegas Review-Journal; November 10, 2018 Southern Nevada leaders in tourism and transportation have given the…

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From the British point of view: The surprising renaissance of America’s railways

By Chris Leadbeater, Travel Correspondent, The Telegraph; October 18, 2018 Something is stirring in America – and for once, it…

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Las Vegas editorial: All aboard the train to Victorville, California

An Editorial Opinion From The Las Vegas Review-Journal; September 29, 2018 Talk of a high-speed train connecting Las Vegas and…

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XpressWest acquisition renews hope for Las Vegas area high-speed rail

By Richard N. Velotta, Las Vegas Review-Journal; September 22, 2018 Last week, Brightline, a privately owned and operated intercity passenger…

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All Aboard Florida’s Brightline goes west, plans Los Angeles-Las Vegas high speed rail

By Stuart Chirls, Senior Editor, Railway Age Magazine; September 18, 2018 With its funding plans clearer, South Florida passenger start-up…

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