Summary: 35 hours Derby Lane, St Petersburg to middle of the Las Vegas Strip. 36 with four 15 minute stops which is a stop every 9 hours. Most people would need more, closer to 6 or 7 stops. 37 hours with 8 stops, a stop every 4.5 hours. Leaving Derby Lane 8 am Monday we could make Vegas by 9 pm Tuesday eastern time. 6pm local time. It takes a while to get into (but not out of) St Pete in the morning, 8 am departure might be too early, but we don’t want to get to Vegas too late.
(A tram where the pulling truck has seating)
Standard High Speed Route: Departs Derby Lane bound for the middle of the Las Vegas Strip (35 Hours before stops) passing through Tallahassee, Pensacola, Mobile, Jackson, Shreveport, Dallas, Wichita Falls, Amarillo, Albuquerque and Flagstaff. Pickups can be made at a totally on the route gas station while we take a short break. The TtV Land Train don’t wait.
Biloxi Route: Departs Derby Lane 9 am for Biloxi (10 hours) arrives at 6pm local time. After 1-2 days, Returns leaving Biloxi at 10 pm local time arriving at Derby Lane 9 am local time (10 hours).
Slow Rollers Tour: Departs Derby Lane bound for Biloxi (10 hours) with additional service to Denver (29 Hours) stopping in Baton Rouge, Shreveport, Dallas and Amarillo. With additional service to the Las Vegas Strip (40 Hours). With additional service to Los Angeles (45 Hours). With additional service to San Francisco (50 hours). With additional service to Reno (54 Hours). With additional service to Portland (63 Hours). With additional service to Seattle (66 Hours). With additional service to the Las Vegas Strip (83 Hours). Return service leaves Las Vegas bound for Denver (11 Hours). With additional service to Biloxi (31 Hours). With additional service to Derby Lane (41 Hours).
Advantages: No security checks, No ID, we don’t give a shit what you’re bringing with or taking back. More room and flexibility than on a plane. More luggage than on a plane. Fresh air and good views. Membership only private club format offers even more freedom from regulation. We will never overbook, every paying passenger will get to their destination when promised. We don’t care what you wear, no paying passenger is getting kicked off or bumped. Passengers can be picked up along the route, more appealing to them with an even shorter time to destination. Passengers able to drink/smoke legally for the entire duration. Free long term parking at Derby Lane.
Disadvantages: Time to destination.
(Example of a tram where the pulling truck has no seating)
Rolling stock: In the style of Busch Gardens and Disney parking trams. Weatherized with roll down tarps on each side running the entire length of the car. One pulling truck with a few rows of seats pulling 2-4 passenger cars. Two cars is the minimum only if the pulling truck has full seating. Three cars is the maximum if the pulling truck has full seating/four maximum if it has no seating, for four total cars of seating. Each with 5-6 rows a piece. A row is probably in the neighborhood of 12-14 feet long.
Available for Sale: Entire Rows. Half Rows. Third Rows. Adjoining slots can be purchased in either the same row or adjacent rows. First Car is non smoking. Rest are full smoking. Early donors can buy specific rows, giving them an option of buying their seat months before its open for sale to the public. So if for example a trip is announced for September the donor could buy “their seat” as early as January, whereas it would only be released for sale to the public if he didn’t buy it by May/June. Donors also pay a reduced rate on future trips. Early donors first trip on our maiden voyage is included in the purchase of the rows.