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Southwest Mobile Storage - Best Mobile Storage & Office Containers In Victorvilley, CA

Southwest Mobile Storage is a family-owned shipping container business founded in 1995. Our strength for more than 25 years comes from the specialized knowledge and passion of our people, along with serving over 24,000 commercial, construction and residential customers. Our facility and expertise in maintaining, manufacturing, and delivering corrugated steel containers is unrivaled in the industry.

While the rental side of our business is regional with branches throughout the Southwest, our container sales and modification operations are nationwide and becoming global. Victorvilley, CA offers a wide selection of portable offices and mobile storage containers you can rent, buy or modify.

Our experts in container rental, sales and customization are committed to providing you the highest quality and best experience from service to delivery - our reputation depends on it.

Whether your need is for storage, office space, moving, multi-purpose or custom use, we've got your back. Here's how:

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We bring your storage container to you for convenient, easy access at your home, business or jobsite. Plus, you'll get more choice in storage space and better security, for a fraction of the cost of a pod or add on building, saving money and energy.


Not enough room to keep a storage container at your business, home or construction site? No problem - we can store it for you. Plus, you get 70% more space and better security, for a fraction of the cost of public storage units.


Need a permanent storage solution for your business, residence or construction? We sell new and used shipping containers in many sizes with a variety of add-ons. Or customize a container to your specific storage needs with our certified fabrication experts.


Take your time packing with our moving containers. We'll deliver to your business or home and pick it up whenever you're ready to move. So, you don't have to stress about moving or making multiple trips in one day, like if you rented a moving truck.


Our moving container solutions ensure the long-distance move of your home or business is highly efficient and affordable throughout the southwest. In fact, we usually cost 20%-40% less than full-service movers.


We understand move-in and move-out dates might be different. We can store your moving container at our highly secure facilities until you're ready to move to your new home or business location, and you can conveniently access it at any time.


Whether you need a workspace, conference room, or other office requirement, our ground-mounted mobile offices meet any and all of your business needs. Plus, it's faster and easier than building additions.


If you need your shipping container to serve multiple uses, such as office-storage combos, breakrooms and even utilities, we've got you covered. We'll modify a custom container to fit your business needs and bring your business to the next level


We'll create a custom container to fit your unique needs anywhere in the US. With our container modification expertise, we make any idea a reality. From pop-up stores to multi-story structures, our unrivaled facilities and fabrication experts do it all.

You'll get your own dedicated storage and container expert to serve as your one point of contact for easy, convenient service you can trust.
With our wide selection of intermodal containers for sale and rent, you'll find exactly what you need, from size, to type and condition.
We maintain our rental fleet to the highest standard - our integrity depends on it.
Our certified, experienced Conex container modification experts have more than 500 years combined experience modifying ISO containers.
All of our containers come with high security dual-locking system for no additional charge, so you can rest assured your stored items stay safe and that you don't have to pay extra for it.
At our unrivaled 90,000 sq ft indoor fabrication facility, ensuring your custom shipping container is made exactly to your specifications.
With our level of service, quality and expertise, you won't find a better value anywhere else.
Our portable offices include lighting and electrical outlets, internet hookups, HVAC and were crafted by our in-house steel container fabrication experts for top-quality construction.

Premium Quality - High Security

With Southwest Mobile Storage, you get much more than a POD or typical Conex box. You also get high security, unparalleled service and unmatched container modification expertise and facilities. No other company offers that much.

Shipping containers and storage containers come in a range of sizes. The most common external lengths are 20ft and 40ft with a width of 8ft. ISO Containers are typically 8ft 6in tall, but high cube containers are 9ft 6in tall. We also have steel containers in a variety of sizes from 10ft long to 45ft long to rent or buy, and we can modify shipping containers into any size you want.

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SMS Mobile Storage Containers have these high quality features:

1/8" thick steel plate bottom side rails
High strength steel supporting cross members
1 1/8" thick hardwood floor with galvanized self-tapping screws
16-gauge corrugated steel walls
16-gauge roof
270-degree swing cargo door(s)
High security dual-locking system*
Spot-grinded, primed & repainted with a beige high-grade water reducible alkyd direct-to-metal enamel*
* Comes standard on all rental units

SMS portable workspace containers have these structural features:

High security window bars, lever & deadbolt set with lock box
Studs & R-19 Insulation covered with wood paneling
1 1/8" marine board floor is covered with a durable single part gray epoxy coating
Dual pane low-E horizontal sliding windows with screens and miniblinds
18 Gauge steel polystyrene core 3-hour fire rated personnel door
All of our workspaces are manufactured in-house and arrive new or restored to factory specifications
Exterior load center operating on 100 Amp single phase 230 Volt power
Light switch, receptacles and 4' light fixtures; all wiring is Romex 12/2
CAT-6 voice and data lines with electrical junction box
HVAC units ranging from 1 ton to 2 ton on rentals; ability to customize up to 10 tons of cooling

Having flexible storage containers options is important, but security is crucial to protect your peace of mind and your possessions.

At Southwest Mobile Storage, we don't believe in leaving things to chance. We want you to rest easy knowing your inventory, documents, tools, equipment and other items are safe 24/7. That is why we equip SMS high-security slide bolt locking systems and lockboxes on our entire fleet of rental freight containers.


High-security slide-bolt locking system and extra-long lock box, giving you twice the security and peace of mind.
No holes to ensure your rental shipping container is wind and water-tight.
No rust for your safety.
14-gauge corrugated steel for strength and reinforcement.

Contact us to speak with a helpful, friendly representative to better understand our full range of capabilities. We are happy to answer any questions you have, go over pricing and set up a time and place to deliver your Conex box. Our quotes are 100% free and you are under no obligation to pay for your consultation.


When you own a business or manage one, it's crucial to have efficient, affordable ways to store inventory and supplies, whether it's to grow your business or adapt to changes in the market, like the many caused by the pandemic.

Renting storage containers to keep at your business eliminates the cost and hassles of sending your staff to offsite storage facilities. Steel containers with roll up doors make storing and retrieving items faster and easier. Auto repair shops and other businesses that need easy access throughout the workday to secure storage for tools, parts, equipment or supplies find renting shipping containers to be the best solution for their business storage needs. Southwest Mobile Storage has your back.

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Renting portable offices gives your business more workspace, breakrooms, pop up stores, security booths and more, without the cost and red tape associated with constructing building additions. Plus, a steel storage container fits neatly into one parking space and provides much stronger security than Pods and way more convenience than self-storage units.

If you have a specific need, we can modify shipping containers to build whatever you need to grow your business. Whether it's a portable workspace to run your business, like a pop-up container bar, or a durable facility for scientific research, like a container laboratory, or even a container gym, our unrivaled fabrication facility and modification experts got you covered. Our full-time, in-house staff of certified welders, engineers, electricians, carpenters and painters have over 500 years combined experience modifying thousands of container projects for just about any business use you can imagine.


Offsite storage alternatives cause a mess of hassles and headaches. Expanding office space and storage capacity at your location saves time, money and hassle of making multiple trips offsite.
We offer more choice in security, size and features in steel Conex boxes or ISO shipping containers than a public storage unit or Pod for less cost and far greater service.
We offer flexible, month-to-month rental agreements and prorate by the day after your first 28-day billing cycle.
With us, you get a dedicated account manager you can rely on, so you can focus on running your business than waste time with a different person every time you call that doesn't know or care as much.
While other companies may have some staff for modifying containers, most outsource the work, so you don't know who is actually doing the modifications or how much they're marking up the price.
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When you modify a shipping container for your business, you won't have to worry about expensive, lengthy and complicated construction.
We have modified thousands of containers nationwide and internationally for more than 25 years for NASA, US Navy, GCP Applied Technologies, Helix and Sundt to name a few. And rent containers to Amazon, Walmart and many of other nationally recognized brands.
Our extensive staff makes it possible to custom build multiple projects simultaneously and our 90,000 sq ft indoor fabrication facility prevents contaminants from interfering with fabrication, which delivers better quality and precision.


With an extensive in-house staff and 90,000 sq ft container modification facility, we're able to deliver consistently high quality and work on multiple projects simultaneously for a fast turnaround.

Other companies don't have the facility, staff or resources to modify shipping containers and will outsource the work to various shops who may not have the special experience or tools needed to modify the right way.

You can rest assured knowing your custom container is safe in our hands. Our certified weld and quality control inspectors ensure everything is structurally sound and built to your specifications through every step of the process.

Renting a moving container from us makes your move much less stressful because you won't have to rush to pack your whole house into a moving truck in one day. Instead, you can take your time packing over the course of a month.

Our ISO shipping containers are weatherproof and come with vault-like security, so you don't have to worry about theft or damage to your belongings.

You won't get that level of security from U-Haul or other moving truck companies.

Renting a storage container at your home keeps your belongings close and gives you convenient 24/7 access, so you're always able to retrieve the contents of your container when you need to.

We know move in and move out dates don't always line up. We can store your packed rental container at our secure facility until your new home is ready.

With our mobile storage containers for rent in Victorvilley, CA, you can save up to 40% when compared to full-service long-distance movers, while gaining more flexibility in your schedule.


We know your needs may change suddenly. With our extensive inventory and variety of sizes of portable offices and shipping containers to rent, buy or modify in Victorvilley, CA, we provide fast service and the best value possible so it's easy for you to get whatever you need when you need it.

Renting storage containers and portable offices from us gives you more flexibility when it comes to your schedule and options. If you don't have enough space at your current location or simply would prefer offsite storage, you can keep your rental storage and office containers at your location or ours - whichever is most convenient for you. You also get more options to choose from when it comes to size and features, like portable offices with divided rooms for private meetings or office/storage combos for storage and office space in one container. All while costing a fraction of the price of a pod or self-storage facility.

You can also buy new or used freight containers from us and choose from a variety of add-ons, including lights, electricity, doors and windows. Or fully customize a shipping container to save time, money and energy by skipping the expensive, lengthy process of constructing building additions. We can modify a Conex box into whatever you can imagine for any use you need, from construction tool cribs to office buildings, monitoring stations, mobile communication towers and much more. The possibilities are endless.


You'll never face hidden fees or surprises with us. We give you transparent billing up front at the best prices.

With us, you get a reliable, dedicated point of contact, who keeps you updated every step of the way. You can rest assured knowing you'll always get what you need, when you need it.

No other company has the breadth and depth of staff and experience that we do when it comes to modifying shipping containers. Our certified welders, engineers, electricians, plumbers, carpenters and painters have more than 500 years of combined experience in fabricating custom steel containers.

We prorate your rent by the day after the first 28-day billing cycle, so you don't have to pay for a full month when you only have your mobile containers and offices for a few days.

While other companies may be able to do small container modifications, most don't have an in-house fabrication staff or 90,000 sq ft fabrication facility like we do. As a result, they outsource the work on your custom container, so you don't know who's actually building it.

Rest assured knowing your modified shipping container will be built to the highest quality standards. Our certified weld and quality control inspectors check every step of the fabrication process to ensure everything is structurally sound and built to your specifications.


Whether you're in need of a storage container for your commercial business, a portable office for your construction site, or a moving container for your home, our process is simple and straightforward.

Choose Your Container

Choose the mobile storage solution that works best for your needs. In this step, you will let us know the number of containers you need, their sizes and what types of doors to equip.

Choose Your Options

Let us know if you would like to add any of our rental options, like a folding table or shelving.

Choose Your Security

Choose from padlocks, puck locks and other enhanced security options. All of our storage containers come standard with dual-locking, vault-like security.

Choose Your Delivery Timeframe

You can expect standard delivery within 3-5 days of your order. If you need expedited delivery, we will do everything in our power to accommodate your needs.

Pick-Up Planning

Do you need to keep your shipping container at our location? Prefer to have our team deliver your packed container to a location of your choice? Let us know, and we'll be by your side to work out the logistics.




Let our team know where we should deliver your mobile storage container for rent in Victorvilley, CA. Be sure to let us know if there are any special conditions that might prevent our drivers from entering your chosen destination. Before you schedule your delivery, let us know which direction you would like the doors of your container to face.



Our drivers can deliver your storage container Monday-Friday, between the hours of 6AM and 2PM local time. Our two-hour delivery window is the most precise in the industry. If you desire another delivery time outside of our standard delivery options, we will do our best to accommodate your needs. As a courtesy, our driver will call you at least 30 minutes before they arrive at your drop-off destination.



Before we deliver your Conex box, prepare your delivery area by ensuring that there are no low overhangs, arches, wires, trees or any other obstacles that could interfere with your delivery. It's a good idea to mark the space where you would like your steel container placed.



When our driver arrives, they will back our truck into the space where you would like your shipping container placed. Once we arrive, we will ensure that your container is delivered safely and securely. If placed on asphalt or pavement, we will use wood dunnage pads to make sure your ground surface is protected and the container is level.


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Victorville's Finest High Schools: Uncovering Top-Tier Education and Enriching Opportunities

Nestled in California's High Desert region, Victorville offers a unique blend of natural beauty and vibrant community life. This growing city is also home to an array of excellent high schools that provide students with a strong foundation for success. In this article, we will explore the best high schools in Victorville, share their addresses, and delve into their unique histories. Discover the highlights and benefits that set these educational institutions apart.Address: 16500 Mojave Dr, Victorville, CA 92395Victor Valley H...

Nestled in California's High Desert region, Victorville offers a unique blend of natural beauty and vibrant community life. This growing city is also home to an array of excellent high schools that provide students with a strong foundation for success. In this article, we will explore the best high schools in Victorville, share their addresses, and delve into their unique histories. Discover the highlights and benefits that set these educational institutions apart.

Address: 16500 Mojave Dr, Victorville, CA 92395

Victor Valley High School has been a staple in the community since its founding in 1915. Known for its rich history and commitment to educational excellence, the school offers a diverse array of academic programs, clubs, and sports. With a strong focus on student achievement and character development, Victor Valley High School prepares students for a bright future both academically and personally.

Address: 14048 Cobalt Rd, Victorville, CA 92392

Silverado High School, established in 1996, is a modern institution with a reputation for academic excellence and innovative programs. The school's Advanced Placement (AP) offerings and Career Technical Education (CTE) pathways provide students with ample opportunities to explore their interests and prepare for college and careers. Silverado High School's vibrant extracurricular scene, including sports and performing arts, further enriches the student experience.

Address: 13853 Seneca Rd, Victorville, CA 92392

University Preparatory School, a public charter school founded in 2000, offers a rigorous and engaging curriculum designed to prepare students for college and beyond. With a strong emphasis on project-based learning, students at University Preparatory School develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills. The school's consistently high test scores and impressive college acceptance rate attest to its commitment to student success.

Address: 14045 Topaz Rd, Victorville, CA 92392

Cobalt Institute of Math and Science, opened in 2011, is an innovative educational institution that focuses on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) education. This forward-thinking school offers an engaging curriculum that prepares students for careers in high-demand fields. With a low student-to-teacher ratio and state-of-the-art facilities, Cobalt Institute of Math and Science provides a nurturing and supportive learning environment.

Victorville, California, is home to an array of high-quality high schools that prioritize academic excellence, personal growth, and community engagement. Victor Valley High School, Silverado High School, University Preparatory School, and Cobalt Institute of Math and Science each offer unique benefits and highlights that make them stand out as premier educational institutions in the region. By exploring the rich histories and unique features of these schools, we hope to provide valuable insights for families seeking the best educational opportunities for their children in and around Victorville, California.

San Bernardino County Fair 2023: Victorville

San Bernardino County FairSaturday-Monday, May 27-29 & Friday-Sunday, June 2-4, 2023 - Gates open 2 p.m.San Bernardino County Fairgrounds, 14800 7th St., Victorville, CAFrom ...

San Bernardino County Fair

Saturday-Monday, May 27-29 & Friday-Sunday, June 2-4, 2023 - Gates open 2 p.m.

San Bernardino County Fairgrounds, 14800 7th St., Victorville, CA

From San Bernardino County Fair:

"For 76 years the SBC Fair has provided 'A Place Where Everyone Comes Together.'

"The San Bernardino County Fair is THE destination in the High Desert for fun. Concerts, carnival rides, food, games, animals, exhibits and more!

"The Fair provides a diverse entertainment offering for everyone at an affordable price.

"Big name concerts, monster trucks, destruction derby, amazing stage show, strolling comedians, clowns, jugglers, live bands, and exotic animals; no other place offers the amount and variety of entertainment match as what is offered at your local Fair.

"The 2023 San Bernardino County Fair is no exception and is bringing back family favorites, as well as many new attractions that will entertain you and your family for hours!

"Carnival: Fair time means Fun and if you enjoy high speeds and thrills, nothing is more fun than the carnival... Hosted by one of the best companies in the industry, Helm and Sons Amusements, the variety of attractions at the Fair is not to be missed!

"Not a fan of speed and thrills? You will not want to miss the dazzling display of colors and lights on one of the first midways in the country to utilize 100 percent LED lighting.

"Livestock and Agriculture: The SBC Fair livestock show is an annual showcase of the very best of the best, with exhibitors from throughout San Bernardino County. With Steer, Dairy Cattle, Goats, Sheep, Hogs, Poultry and Small animal exhibits presented by 4H, FFA, and independent exhibitors. CLICK HERE for more info

"May 27-29 & June 2-4, 2023; See you soon!"


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The Cost of Living Diaries: Victorville, CA

Get the inside scoop on what it's like to be a local in the Victor Valley.Welcome to The Cost of Living Diaries. How much does it cost to live in Victorville, California? What’s it like to own a business here? Keep reading because we asked a local to tell us all about the cost of living in Victorville and the Victor Valley....

Get the inside scoop on what it's like to be a local in the Victor Valley.

Welcome to The Cost of Living Diaries. How much does it cost to live in Victorville, California? What’s it like to own a business here? Keep reading because we asked a local to tell us all about the cost of living in Victorville and the Victor Valley.

Located in the High Desert region of Southern California is the “oh, so appealing” Victor Valley region, an area made up of the thriving cities of Victorville, Apple Valley, Adelanto and Hesperia.

While known for its beautiful mountain vistas, sunny days and breathtaking night skies, the region also boasts excellent cuisine and retail options, great jobs, friendly, affordable neighborhoods and outdoor recreation that can’t be beat.

Sharon Wallace, who grew up in Illinois, moved to the area with her husband in 1998. They later spent about three years in Illinois, where she started her business, Sharon Wallace Photography. Eleven years ago, they moved back to Victorville – and she brought her business with her, focusing on glamour, headshots/personal branding and senior photography.

Sharon WallaceBusiness owner

Why did you decide to move back to Victorville?Following my husband’s job. We’ve moved around a little bit. He’s an electrical engineer. We came back to our same house, our same location. We liked that area, and we always intended on going back.

How would you describe Victorville?If you ask people, they’ll say it’s a commuter town, so a lot of people who live there commute to work, although there are obviously people who come and start businesses. It’s a rapidly growing community. There’s always an influx of new people, and it’s very diverse, both in ethnicity and in restaurants, activities, everything you can do. If you’re in Victorville compared to other areas of the country, you have access to everything, like your big chain restaurants or shopping. You have those sorts of things, and you also have the mom-and-pop places and all of the diversity that comes with that.

What do you love about living in Victorville?I love the activities and things. Living in the desert, you have access to riding motorcycles. We have a Jeep, so we go out in our Jeep in the desert, and other people do their quads, so you have that desert activity – the camping and that sort of thing, hiking. There’s a new bike trail that you can ride on.

What’s something unique about the area?It’s diverse in age group. There are lots of senior living places and lots of communities in the surrounding area that are geared toward senior living … as well as new and up-and-coming people who might be currently commuting, but they are raising their families here.

Experiences & Adventures

10 Fun Things to Do in the Victor Valley

If you’re a newcomer or visitor to Victorville, California, be sure to put these 10 great activities on your local bucket list.

What’s it like to run a business in Victorville?All the businesses in the communities sort of join together, and they support each other, so it’s like “let’s support local shopping” and that kind of thing. That’s been an incredibly positive experience. I really like that.

What is housing like in the area?The housing is very affordable. You can buy so much more in the High Desert compared to what you can buy down the hill (Los Angeles, Inland Empire, etc.) And there’s new housing coming up all the time.

What’s your favorite restaurant, and how much would dinner and drinks cost for two?The restaurant that we really like to go to is Mama Carpino’s in Apple Valley. It’s a little Italian place, a mom-and-pop place, and it’s been growing over the years, too. We really enjoy going there. I would say it would be under $100 for a nice meal and drinks.

What’s your favorite coffee shop, and how much is your go-to drink?Near me, I like The Grind (Coffee House). It’s a local mom-and-pop place. There’s indoor and outdoor seating. They are always playing music. It’s a nice little coffeehouse vibe. They do have food choices. I’ll meet my clients there and sit outside and show them their portfolio of their pictures. I’m not much for flavorings, so I just get either an espresso or a latte, but they have a big variety of lemonades, too. You can get a nice large coffee or lemonade for around $5.

Get to Know the Victor Valley

Want to learn more about living and working in Victorville, CA, and the Victor Valley? Check out the latest edition of Livability Victor Valley Economic Development.

Victorville’s Southern California Logistics Rail Authority derailed

Plans to build an intermodal logistics facility in Victorville were derailed on Tuesday when city council members dissolved a longstanding agreement to develop the Southern California Logistics Rail Authority.Approved by the council in 2007, the project initially included a memorandum of understanding with the BNSF Railway Co. to explore the development of an intermodal logistics facility at Southern California Logistics Airport.City staff explained that the termination of the agreement stems from economic condit...

Plans to build an intermodal logistics facility in Victorville were derailed on Tuesday when city council members dissolved a longstanding agreement to develop the Southern California Logistics Rail Authority.

Approved by the council in 2007, the project initially included a memorandum of understanding with the BNSF Railway Co. to explore the development of an intermodal logistics facility at Southern California Logistics Airport.

City staff explained that the termination of the agreement stems from economic conditions and the recent announcement by BNSF Railways of its intention to build an intermodal rail facility in Barstow.

“It has become apparent that there is no longer a need or justification to build rail facilities adjacent to Southern California Logistics Airport,” according to the city.

Barstow rail project

The Barstow International Gateway will be an estimated 4,500-acre new integrated rail facility on the west side of Barstow, BNSF officials said.

The $1.5 billion facility will consist of a rail yard, intermodal facility, and warehouses for transloading freight from international containers to domestic containers.

The rail facility will allow the direct transfer of containers from ships at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach to trains for transport through the Alameda Corridor onto the BNSF mainline up to Barstow.

The expected date of completion has yet to be announced by BNSF, which states that the project will span about 4,500 acres on the west side of Barstow with a new "rail yard, intermodal facility and warehouses for transloading freight from international containers to domestic containers.”

The company also predicts the project will create 20,000 "direct and indirect jobs," though it's unclear how many of these jobs will be in Barstow versus those at the two cargo-receiving hubs connected to the ports.

SCLA project

The Memorandum of Understanding with BNSF and the city included negotiations to explore the development of an intermodal rail facility at the 8,500-acre SCLA.

The proposed intermodal facility was designed to be a major component of a proposed 3,500-acre rail complex at the airport.

Plans also called for 20 million square-feet of manufacturing and distribution uses within the proposed rail facility.

“This MOU with BNSF is a major milestone in our effort to convert an abandoned Air Force base into a vital, thriving industry,” said former Victorville Mayor Terry Caldwell in 2007.

In 2001, the city/the SCLA Authority and the Former Victorville Redevelopment Agency entered into a Joint Exercise of Powers Agreement to form the SCLRA. Since its establishment, the SCLRA has been essentially dormant.

Daily Press reporter Rene Ray De La Cruz may be reached at 760-951-6227 or Follow him on Twitter @DP_ReneDeLaCruz

Brightline Releases Environmental Documents for High-Speed Rail from Victorville to Las Vegas

Back in January, the lead investor for the privately funded $8 billion Brightline West high-speed rail proposal that would connect Las Vegas to Southern California declared the project "at the one yard line." Late last month, Brightline ...

Back in January, the lead investor for the privately funded $8 billion Brightline West high-speed rail proposal that would connect Las Vegas to Southern California declared the project "at the one yard line." Late last month, Brightline released its draft federal environmental document needed before construction and announced approval of the sale of land in Ranch Cucamonga for the construction of the station at the California terminus.

The interested public can weigh in Brightline's plans at hearings on Saturday, November 12, and Tuesday November 15.

If it was at the one yard line in January, today the ball is maybe just inches from the goal line. After the final environmental documents are approved, construction could start in 2026. Brightline West already has approvals for construction of a 170-mile portion of the line from Victor Valley, California, into Las Vegas, where a terminus is planned about two miles south of the Strip in Downtown Las Vegas. Operations could begin as soon as 2030. Full funding for the project has not been identified, with Brightline planning to seek both federal and private dollars once the environmental documents are approved.

With Rancho Cucamonga already home to a Metrolink Station that connects to downtown L.A. Union Station, with a little coodination people should be able to travel between L.A. and Las Vegas in roughly three and a half hours: Two hours and twenty minutes on the high-speed rail line, just over an hour on Metrolink with some flex time for a transfer. Driving between the two cities takes six hours by car or bus (or longer when the freeways are clogged, which is not uncommon). Brightline predicts they will bring in 11 million passengers through Rancho Cucamonga with this transit hub.

Brightline West high-speed trains are expected to reach top speeds around 180 miles per hour. Brightline plans to run 23 trains daily during the first year of operations. The rail will be powered by overhead electric lines, the industry standard for high-speed rail.

Brightline is already running relatively high speed (top speed 110 mph) trains in Florida connecting Central Florida and South Florida. Taking a "phased approach" to bringing service online, Brightline Florida trains began operating in 2018 and will be completing Phase II to Orlando Airport, in the next several months.


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