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Could Boulder City’s train be headed to Henderson?

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For now, the Nevada Southern Railway excursion train is a favorite among young children, intrepid tourists and train enthusiasts. But with the planned spring 2018 completion of a railroad bridge that’s being built as part of the Interstate 11 project, the train could be used for more than short joyrides. “The Nevada Department of Transportation is excited to be re-establishing a critical railroad connection that was severed when U.S. 93 was constructed,” says Ryan Wheeler, an NDOT project manager. The bridge will connect the train to the main line, so it could technically take you anywhere in the country. Expect it to start with trips to Henderson.

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