Now, that talk could turn to reality.
Nevada's High Speed Rail Authority chose Xpress West as a franchisee for the rail, which would be 185 miles long and hook into high-speed rail already being built.
Rick Velotta, transportation reporter for the Las Vegas Review-Journal, said though Nevadans have grown used to talk of a high-speed passenger line, this time it could happen.
Groundbreaking could take place late next year.
Rick Velotta, transportation reporter, Las Vegas Review-Journal
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