China, U.S. Reach Agreement on High-Speed Rail Before Xi Visit

  • Deal is China's first contract for high-speed Line in U.S.
  • Deal to link L.A. and Las Vegas comes after 4 years of talks

A computer rendering of the XpressWest train.

Source: XpressWest

A China Railway Group-led consortium and XpressWest Enterprises LLC will form a joint venture to build a high-speed railway linking Las Vegas and Los Angeles, the first Chinese-made bullet-train project in the U.S. 

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