Surface Transportation Board October 26, 2011 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

DesertXpress Enterprises, LLC and DesertXpress HSR Corporation-Construction and Operation Exemption-in Victorville, CA and Las Vegas, NV
Document Number: 2011-27679
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-10-26
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Board grants an exemption under 49 U.S.C. 10502 from the prior approval requirements of 49 U.S.C. 10901 for DesertXpress Enterprises, LLC and its subsidiary (DXE) to build and operate a 190- mile rail line between Victorville, Cal. and Las Vegas, Nev., in order to provide high-speed passenger rail service. This exemption is subject to environmental mitigation conditions and the condition that DXE build the route designated as environmentally preferable.