Florida extends Virgin Trains’ deadline for Orlando-to-Tampa right-of-way negotiations

By Veronica Brezina-Smith and Ryan Lynch, Orlando Business Journal; September 11, 2019 The state is allowing more time for Virgin…

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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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Virgin’s Brightline train dreams are going to be derailed | Opinion

Editor’s Note: The author of this opinion piece, Carl Hiaasen, is a decades-long, well-respected marquee columnist for the Miami Herald.…

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Florida: Virgin Trains officials to break ground on high speed rail system in Orlando

By Amanda Castro, Reporter/Anchor, WKMG ClickOrlando.com; June 19, 2019 ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – A multi-billion project to bring high-speed passenger…

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Virgin Trains in Central Florida will leave highway traffic in the ‘dust’

By Kevin Spear, Orlando Sentinel; June 17, 2019 When Virgin trains begin service from Miami, Fort Lauderdale, West Palm Beach…

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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…

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Central Florida: SunRail Eyes Record Ridership and Future Expansions

By Greg Angel, Spectrum News 13; April 23, 2019 ORLANDO, Fla. — It’s just before noon and the northbound SunRail…

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Florida: Virgin Trains finally set to launch construction of West Palm Beach-to-Orlando link

By Rob Wile, Miami Herald; April 19, 2019 Virgin announced Friday it is finally set to build its West Palm…

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Virgin Trains plans to link with Disney World, SunRail at same time as Orlando International Airport

By Kevin Spear, Reporter, Orlando Sentinel; April 4, 2019 The train that will run from South to Central Florida is…

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Brightline to start building rail from South Florida to Orlando in March while it rebrands as Virgin Trains

By Kevin Spear, Reporter, Orlando Sentinel; January 3, 2019 Buffeted by oppositional lawsuits, doubts about financing and an identity makeover,…

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All Aboard Florida’s Brightline: On to Phase 2?

By William C. Vantuono, Editor-in-Chief, Railway Age Magazine; September 5, 2018 The Florida Development Finance Corp. (FDFC) has approved Brightline’s…

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Central Florida: 2 routes eyed for possible high-speed Orlando-Tampa route

By Greg Angel, Spectrum News 13; July 25, 2018 ORLANDO, Fla. — Two options are emerging as likely routes for…

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Central Florida: Extending SunRail to Orlando International Airport could cost more than $257M

By: Michael Lopardi, WFTV 9 ABC; July 11, 2018 ORLANDO, Fla. – Extending SunRail service to Orlando International Airport could…

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SunRail, Brightline passenger rail services in Central Florida move ahead

By Kevin Spear, Reporter, Orlando Sentinel; May 18, 2018 While shadowed by doubters, delays and dollar troubles, SunRail and Brightline…

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All Aboard Florida: Brightline seeks land from expressway, Orlando airport for Orlando-Miami connection

By Veronica Brezina, Staff Writer, Orlando Business Journal; April 13, 2018 Coral Gables-based All Aboard Florida is looking to acquire…

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All Aboard Florida: Brightline receives U.S. Department of Transportation approval for financing

By Lisa Broadt; TCPalm.com; December 22, 2017 Another crucial Phase 2 financing approval fell into place this week for Brightline.…

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New Orlando airport garage opens, first anchor to future All Aboard Florida Brightlineterminal

By Scott Powers, Florida Politics; November 16, 2017 A new parking garage with 1,600 spaces opens just after midnight early…

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Orlando Business Journal Exclusive: Brightline to start moving construction crews into Orlando airport

By Richard Bilbao and Veronica Brezina, Orlando Business Journal; October 19, 2017 It looks like the $3.5 billion Miami-to-Orlando rail…

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All Aboard Florida/Brightline: Part of Orlando International Airport’s $3.5 billion expansion prepares to go online

By Christopher Heath; WFTV 9 ABC; October 18, 2017 Part one of the Orlando International Airport’s ambitious $3.5 billion expansion…

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