SOURCE: Las Vegas Railway Express, Inc

Las Vegas Railway Express, Inc

September 11, 2012 12:14 ET

Las Vegas Railway Express Adds Chief Information Officer -- Brings the X Train Project Together

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - Sep 11, 2012) - Las Vegas Railway Express, Inc. (X Train) (OTCQB: XTRN) announces Robert Gottesman as Chief Information Officer. Mr. Gottesman will coordinate the Las Vegas team dedicated to providing luxury rail service between Los Angeles and Las Vegas, the X Train. This project plan establishes a Las Vegas style experience for leisure travelers along with offering other related services. Mr. Gottesman will be responsible for the information technology and computer systems that support the X Train's goals.

Robert Gottesman has been developing ground-breaking products and services for a diverse group of industries for over 20 years. He has worked with leaders in e-business such as First American Financial, H&R Block Financial, GMAC, Ditech, Southland Regional Association of Realtors, Homestore (move.com), Thomas Brothers Maps and California Real Estate Technology Services and the National Association of Realtors. His CIO experience includes Virtual Mortgage Network and FlashUnderwriting.com. He was Co-Founder and Vice President of CITIDATA. Bob earned his Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science from the University of California at Berkeley

"Bob is a trusted and proven partner in building successful businesses," says Michael Barron, President/CEO or the Las Vegas Railway Express. "We are proud of his past accomplishments and welcome his expertise to our project. Bob's information technology and project management skills are exactly the right match for our team."

In a recent interview Mr. Gottesman said, "I am really excited and find it a challenge. I can take my I.T. knowledge, business background and project management background and bring it to the table here and have everyone work together and build something wonderful, great and exciting."

About the Las Vegas Railway Express, Inc.

Las Vegas Railway Express, Inc. has been planning for the establishment of a "Vegas Class" passenger train service between Los Angeles and Las Vegas since early 2009. Service departures are planned to be Thursday and Friday to Las Vegas with returns on Sunday back to Los Angeles. An introductory price of $99 each way includes Vegas Class accommodations and all-inclusive food & beverage. In addition, the X Train will also offer the ability for its passengers to book hotel rooms, transportation transfers, entertainment & show tickets and other travel incidentals. For more information, please visit the Company website at http://www.vegasxtrain.com.

Statements in this press release other than statements of historical fact, including statements regarding the company's plans, beliefs, and estimates as to projected market size are "forward-looking statements." Such statements are subject to certain risks and uncertainties, including factors listed from time to time in the company's SEC filings, and actual results could differ materially from expected results. These forward-looking statements represent the company's judgment as of the date of this release. The company disclaims, however, any intent of obligation to update these forward-looking statements.

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