Virgin Trains USA might roll into PortMiami to serve cruise passengers directly from a train

Editor’s Note: When Henry Flagler extended his railroad from the small town of Miami in South Florida to Key West,…

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Despite losses, Virgin Trains USA/Brightline says it’s full speed ahead in South Florida

By Wanda Moore, WPTV NBC 5; February 19, 2019 Full speed ahead. That’s what Virgin Trains USA, formerly Brightline, is…

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Brightline/Virgin Trains USA: Express train firm hints at Jacksonville, Florida

By Mark Basch, Contributing Writer, Jacksonville Daily Record; February 14, 2019 The Basch Report: Some jobs safe in SunTrust, BB&T…

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Brightline/Virgin Trains USA calls off IPO

By Brian Bandell, Senior Reporter, South Florida Business Journal; February 12, 2019 Virgin Trains USA, which operates the Brightline passenger…

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South Florida: The Branson Effect, Train-Style

By David Wilkening, GlobeSt.com; February 05, 2019 MIAMI — It’s sometimes called the Branson Effect — a reference to South…

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Virgin Trains USA targets Austin, Texas for high-speed rail

By Jenni Lee, KVUE ABC; February 5, 2019 AUSTIN, Texas — A billionaire Englishman may be coming to Austin’s rescue…

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South Florida: Tracking New Train Lines’ Impact On Downtown Miami Residential Development

By Jeffrey Steele, Contributor, Forbes Magazine; January 31, 2019 With commuter and interurban train lines sprouting in large metros nationwide,…

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Brightline/Virgin Trains USA offers free rides for federal employees in South Florida

By Wayne K. Roustan, Reporter, South Florida Sun-Sentinel; January 18, 2019 Brightline is the latest organization to offer help to…

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Florida’s Indian River County again sues Virgin Trains USA, this time over rail-crossing maintenance

By Colleen Wixon, Treasure Coat Newspapers, TCPalm.com; January 16, 2019 INDIAN RIVER COUNTY — The county has filed another lawsuit fighting…

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All Aboard Florida/Brightline/Virgin Trains USA celebrates one year of operation in South Florida

By David Burroughs, International Railway Journal; January 14, 2019 PRIVATELY-funded inter-city passenger operator Brightline celebrated one year of service on…

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