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Amtrak - Las Vegas, NV (LVS)



LAS VEGAS
NEVADA
(LVS)

Note: Desert Wind discontinued on May 12, 1997.


Station Data:

Address

100 South Main Street
Las Vegas, NV 89101

Map

Location

36.17 N, 115.15 W

Elevation

619m / 2031ft

Population

583,756 (Census 2010)

Building

Back Side of Plaza Hotel

Condition

Station facility still exists

 

Amtrak Train:

Train Name Route

DESERT WIND

[ Chicago, IL - Denver, CO - Las Vegas, NV - Los Angeles, CA ]
Discontinued on May 12, 1997

 

Urban Railroads:

Name Category / Route

Las Vegas Monorail

Monorail

Monorail (between hotels)

[ Mirage - Treasure Island ]

[ Mandalay Bay - Luxor - Excalibur ]

[ Bellagio - Monte Carlo ]

Las Vegas Airport

People Mover between Terminals


Desert Wind (Los Angeles, CA - Chicago, IL) was discontinued on May 12, 1997.  The train served Las Vegas, NV.  The station was located at Plaza Hotel (back side of the hotel).  No passenger train comes to Las Vegas today.  New train between Los Angeles, CA and Las Vegas, NV has been planed for many years, but it has never happened.

Las Vegas, Nevada - Passenger Station History

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Visited in November 2011

Photo 01 Photo 02

Plaza Hotel
11 / 26 / 2011

Plaza Hotel Main Entrance
11 / 26 / 2011

Photo 03

Photo 04

Back Side of Plaza Hotel
11 / 26 / 2011

Former Amtrak Station
11 / 26 / 2011

Photo 05

Photo 06

Looking toward South (Los Angeles)
11 / 26 / 2011

Looking toward North (Chicago)
11 / 26 / 2011

Visited in May 2001

Photo 1 Photo 2

Station Building
5 / 15 / 2001

Station Building
5 / 15 / 2001

Photo 3

Photo 4

Plaza Hotel (Looking North)
5 / 15 / 2001

Plaza Hotel Main Entrance
5 / 15 / 2001

Photo 5

Photo 6

You can see "Amtrak" on the wall.
5 / 15 / 2001

Notice about Alcohol
5 / 15 / 2001

Photo 7

Photo 8

Looking toward South (Los Angeles)
5 / 15 / 2001

Looking toward North (Chicago)
5 / 15 / 2001

Las Vegas Monorail - April 2012

Monorail 1

Monorail 2

Monorail 3

Monorail 4

Monorail 5

Monorail 6

Monorail 7

Monorail 8

Las Vegas Airport People Mover - July 2013

Airport 1

Airport 2

Airport 3

Airport 4

Airport 5

Airport 6

Airport 7

Airport 8



Amtrak Las Vegas Nevada Station (November 1982)

Amtrak Las Vegas Nevada Station (March 1994)




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