SOURCE: Las Vegas Railway Express, Inc.

Las Vegas Railway Express, Inc.

November 20, 2013 09:39 ET

Las Vegas Railway Express, Inc. (OTCQB: XTRN) Hires First Call Veteran for On Board Operations Manager

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwired - Nov 20, 2013) -  Las Vegas Railway Express, Inc. (OTCQB: XTRN) today announced the addition of Michael Stapleton as On Board Operations Manager to the X Train team. His responsibilities include the training, development and management of the staff who will be providing "Club X Train" luxury service to passengers on board. Mr. Stapleton, a veteran of the United States Air Force is the first executive selected for the X Train from the First Call sourcing program. Through First Call, the company offers the first chance for employment opportunities for their open positions to the United States Military Veterans. 

Prior to joining the X Train team, Mr. Stapleton was a sought after consultant in the Florida markets. Mr. Stapleton has a long background in the food and beverage industry beginning with working in his family's restaurant. He developed a strong training and development background from positions of increasing responsibility. His experience includes working at the exclusive Pink Sands Resort on Harbor Island in the Bahamas. Prior to this he worked with the China Grill Management Group in Las Vegas, Nevada managing the Rum Jungle Restaurant and Nightclub at the Mandalay Bay and then later in Florida at the China Grill restaurant in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. 

"Michael's expertise in team building and in establishing procedures for excellence in services makes us very pleased to have him on board," says Penny Stegeman, COO of Passenger Services for the Las Vegas Railway Express, the company developing The X Train Railway Service. "His knowledge of fine dining and service ensures our passengers will receive the 'Club X Train' experience we are so excited to be building. We are honored to have our first veteran from First Call as the newest member of our team." 

About Las Vegas Railway Express
The X Train is a Las Vegas, Nevada based company that offers exclusive railway train service between premier destinations. Offering day trips and vacation packages, the X Train passengers can expect spacious first class seating, complimentary beverages and fresh catered food options. In addition, the X Train passengers will enjoy on board concierge service to book hotel rooms, transportation transfers, entertainment, show tickets and other travel incidentals. The X Train is part of the Las Vegas Railway Express, Inc. which is a publicly traded company (OTCQB: XTRN). For more information, please visit the company website at

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