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Learn More About Brightline West:
A High-Speed Passenger Rail Service Connecting Southern California and Las Vegas


Brightline West is a 260-mile high-speed rail system designed to take cars off the road and offer millions of travelers an eco-friendly way to travel between Los Angeles, one of the country’s largest cities, and Las Vegas, the entertainment capital of the world.

Our fully electric, zero emission trains will reach speeds of up to 200 miles per hour. Expected travel time between LA and Las Vegas is approximately three hours – twice as fast as driving.

Early works construction is expected to break ground in late 2020 on the High Desert Segment connecting Victor Valley and Las Vegas. Check back frequently for updates on construction, milestones, and more!

Brightline Holdings develops and operates high-speed passenger rail systems in the United States. Its first passenger rail system, Brightline Florida, is a 235-mile service connecting Miami and Orlando. It operates between Miami and West Palm Beach, with the Orlando extension opening in the second half of 2022. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section. - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.

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