SOURCE: Las Vegas Railway Express, Inc.

Las Vegas Railway Express, Inc.

November 02, 2011 14:51 ET

Las Vegas Railway Express, Inc. - "X" Train CEO Michael Barron Speaks at Railway Age Rail Conference in DC

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - Nov 2, 2011) - Las Vegas Railway Express, Inc. ("X" Train) (OTCBB: XTRN) announced today that CEO/President Michael Barron was a featured speaker at last week's conference in Washington DC sponsored by Railway Age Magazine. The conference focused on the issues of Passenger Trains on Freight Railroads and was the 18th annual meeting on the topic. Mr. Barron spoke on Tuesday the 25th on the topic of "LA to Las Vegas by Rail."

Other speakers at the conference with Mr. Barron were Ed Hamberger, President & CEO of AAR (American Association of Railroads) who delivered the keynote address as well as Joseph Szabo, Administrator, Federal Railroad Administration who spoke on FRA update information. The conference was well attended and Mr. Barron was the closing speaker. There was great interest in the proposed service. A copy of Mr. Barron's slide show will be available shortly via the Railway Age website at www.railwayage.com and the conference brochure is available at; http://railwayage.com/images/constantcontact/Pass11_Spread.pdf

About Las Vegas Railway Express, Inc.

Las Vegas Railway Express, Inc. has been planning for the establishment of a "Vegas-style" passenger train service between Los Angeles and Las Vegas since early 2009. Roundtrip service will be Thursday through Monday each week with an introductory price of $99 each way which includes a First Class accommodation and all-inclusive food & beverage, just like the airline industry. 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 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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    Las Vegas Railway Express, Inc.
    Mr. Michael Barron
    CEO
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    (702) 583-6715