Judge tosses out Indian River County’s lawsuit against All Aboard Florida/Brightline

By Arnie Rosenberg, Treasure Coast Newspapers, TCPalm.com; December 25, 2018

A federal court judge on Monday rejected each of Indian River County’s legal challenges to All Aboard Florida, throwing out the county’s latest lawsuit against the passenger railroad, formerly Brightline and now known as Virgin Trains USA.

Dismissal of the lawsuit apparently clears the way for construction of the new rail corridor through the Treasure Coast and Space Coast. Officials of the railroad have said construction would begin early next year, with completion of the $2.1 billion extension from West Palm Beach to Orlando eyed for sometime in 2021.

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