Maglev train secures $45 million in funds

September 2008
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);9/1/2008, Vol. 25 Issue 35, Special section p7
The article focuses on a transportation bill signed by U.S. President George W. Bush that allocates $45 million for a magnetic levitation (maglev) super speed train connecting Las Vegas, Nevada to Anaheim, California. Maglev trains have the capability to travel up to 300 miles per hour (mph) and climb 10% grades since there is no friction. The budget will be used to underwrite environmental studies for the first 42-mile segment from Primm to Las Vegas.


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