The federal government has approved right-of-way for a high-speed train route from Victorville to Las Vegas. The route parallels Interstate 15, then cuts north along the Clark Mountains, pictured above, west of Primm, Nev.
BY DUG BEGLEY
Published: 18 November 2011 06:47 PM
A high-speed train between Victorville and Las Vegas has the blessing of U.S. Bureau of Land Management officials to traverse federal land, including a valley environmentalists say is habitat for desert tortoises, a protected species.