Florida: Virgin Trains kicks off work on rail line to link Orlando to Miami

From The South Florida Sun Sentinel; May 21, 2019

Virgin Trains USA started work Tuesday on its long-awaited rail line to Orlando, a project that will take five contractors, an army of 10,000 workers and $2.7 billion before the line starts whisking passengers at speeds of up to 110 mph between South and Central Florida.

The Orlando extension will provide South Floridians with a direct rail route to and from Disney, SeaWorld, and Universal theme parks. The 36-month project is expected to be completed in 2022, with service to start the same year.

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