X-Train newsHere's a report on where in Vegas the train will stop and here's the latest info on when it will launch
Take: It seems that Paul Druce and X-Train rival Pullman Palace were unto something earlier this year because this entity officially known as Las Vegas Railway Express Inc. is setting itself up to be a stillborn project.
Take: This is what happens when Congress passes a measure and expects the railroads to pay for it.
Over in the UK, hardcore Labourites are calling for the revival of British Rail
While the controversy may be over one rail line, the end game is about driving all of the franchises out of business.
Take: This news would probably be joy to the ears of True Believers and other people opposed to Amtrak competition and would supposedly be "proof" that the British experiment failed. However, the problem is that the government's botched privatization has gotten all of the attention rather than the fixes that it made and the franchises that have actually succeeded.