Tampa, Florida: TECO Line Streetcar hits over 76,000 in ridership

By Veronica Brezina-Smith, Reporter, Tampa Bay Business Journal, August 9, 2019 The TECO Line Streetcar is on a roll. The…

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South Florida: Relax with a free massage on Brightline/Virgin Trains USA to celebrate spa months

By Doreen Christensen, South Florida Sun-Sentinel; August 7, 2019 Relax with a free massage aboard Brightline. The high-speed trains will…

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Florida: Virgin Trains USA Celebrates One Million Ride Mark

A press release from Virgin Trains USA; August 6, 2019: Virgin Trains, formerly Brightline, first began service in January 2018,…

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Florida: Virgin Trains readying for first construction on Treasure Coast, staging in Fort Pierce

By Joshua Solomon, Treasure Coast Newspapers, TCPalm.com; July 31, 2019 FORT PIERCE — Virgin Trains USA has begun its first construction-related…

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South Florida: Brightline Stop Chugging Toward Boca Raton

By Marisa Herman, Associate Editor, Boca Newspaper; July 31, 2019 Boca residents may be able to hop on a Brightline…

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Central Florida: SunRail’s Osceola stations boost ridership as major challenge for commuter train looms

By Kevin Spear, Orlando Sentinel; July 30, 2019 Central Florida’s SunRail commuter train inaugurated its overdue service in Osceola County…

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Fired employees bring two suits against CSX in Jacksonville, Florida

By Will Robinson, Reporter, Jacksonville Business Journal; July 26, 2019 Jacksonville-based CSX Corp. (Nasdaq: CSX) faces two new lawsuits from…

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Florida: Inside Virgin Trains’ MiamiCentral food hall (Photos)

By Matthew Arrojas, Reporter, South Florida Business Journal; July 26, 2019 Virgin Trains USA wants MiamiCentral station to be more…

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CSX renovating Downtown Jacksonville, Florida headquarters, dispatch center

By Karen Brune Mathis, Editor, Jacksonville Daily Record; July 25, 2019 CSX Corp. is investing another $4.14 million into its…

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South Florida: Virgin Trains USA/Brightline surpasses 1 million riders

By Andrew Corselli, Managing Editor, Railway Age Magazine; July 25, 2019 After about only a year and a half in service, Virgin…

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Boca Raton, Florida advances to next step with Virgin USA to add train stop

By Andrew Lofholm, WPTV NBC 5; July 22, 2019 BOCA RATON, Fla. — Virgin USA, formally known as Brightline, met…

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Here’s how work is progressing on Virgin Train USA’s Orlando-to-Miami route

By Ryan Lynch, Staff Writer, Orlando Business Journal; July 22, 2019 Virgin Trains USA has offered a further look at…

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SunRail in DeLand, Florida: Volusia County sets up legal challenge to state’s handover of costs in 2021

By Mark Harper, The Daytona Beach News-Journal; July 16, 2019 DELAND — The Volusia County Council reaffirmed its commitment to…

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Florida: With federal funds in sight, Volusia County Council reconsiders SunRail to DeLand

By Mark Harper, The Daytona Beach News-Journal; July 15, 2019 The first glimmer of hope for a DeLand SunRail station…

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California/Las Vegas: Victorville-Vegas train may be rolling by 2023

By Bryce Huffine, Daily Press; July 15, 2019 VICTORVILLE — High Desert residents eager for high-speed rail travel between here and…

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Amtrak press release: Amtrak Investing in the Auto Train Customer Experience

A press release from Amtrak; July 15, 2019: Changes to debut by January 2020 WASHINGTON – Amtrak will introduce a…

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Former employee sues CSX for breach of contract

By Max Marbut, Associate Editor, Jacksonville Daily Record; July 11, 2019 A former employee has filed a lawsuit against CSX…

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CSX track work to impact Amtrak service in the Southeast

By David Lester, Managing Editor, RT&S Magazine; July 12, 2019 CSX track work in North Carolina will impact Amtrak schedules…

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South Florida: Next stop, Hollywood? Virgin Trains plans new stations between Miami and West Palm

By Rob Wile, Miami Herald; July 10, 2019 A bit more time may be soon be added on to your…

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South Florida: Virgin Trains USA reports 244,000 riders in first quarter of 2019

By Scott Powers, Florida Politics; July 3, 2019 Virgin Trains USA’s private passenger trains carried 244,178 riders between Miami, Fort…

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St. Petersburg, Florida sues CSX over downtown property

By Will Robinson, Reporter, Jacksonville Business Journal; July 2, 2019 The City of St. Petersburg is taking Jacksonville-based railroad CSX…

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Congressmen seek longer comment period for LNG-by-rail permit request

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; July 1, 2019 House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) and U.S. Rep. Tom…

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First apartment complex at Virgin Trains USA station opens

By Brian Bandell, Senior Reporter, South Florida Business Journal; June 28, 2019 Florida East Coast Industries has completed Park-Line Palm…

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View from the UK: How America’s first high-speed railway – and Virgin Trains – is transforming Florida

By Simon Veness, The Telegraph; June 26, 2019 Sir Richard Branson may have been absent, but he and his Virgin…

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