DesertXpress High Speed Train Project, Victorville to Las Vegas, NV
The DesertXpress project is a 170 mile high speed rail between Victorville, California and Las Vegas, Nevada. The DesertXpress will utilize proven, off-the-shelf European steel wheel on rail high-speed trains, customized for the unique setting of the corridor. The electric multiple unit cars can travel at speeds in excess of 150 miles per hour. The project has completed its Draft EIS and preliminary engineering. The next phase of the project is the development of a public private partnership to design, build and operate the system.
C A Group as a subconsultant to another firm prepared a capital cost estimate for the proposed DesertXpress rail project from Victorville, California to Las Vegas, Nevada. C A Group was responsible for earthwork, grading, drainage, retaining walls, trackwork and miscellaneous features.