High-speed rail for Disney World? Brightline may have train station there along Orlando-to-Tampa route

By Veronica Brezina-Smith and Ryan Lynch, Orlando Business Journal;

High-speed rail operator Brightline may include a stop at “The Happiest Place on Earth” as part of its planned new Orlando-to-Tampa route.

The company has been laying the groundworkfor its Orlando-to-Tampa route. Brightline, which will be called Virgin Trains USA in 2019 thanks to its new partnership with Sir Richard Branson’s travel and hospitality company Virgin Group, also won approval to enter negotiations with the Florida Department of Transportation to use right of ways to establish the intercity passenger rail.

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