Virgin Trains USA called ‘transformative’ for Florida cruise industry

By Anne Kalosh, Editor, Seatrade Cruise News; May 30, 2019

Virgin Trains USA (formerly Brightline) today hosted a congressional staff delegation and the Florida Ports Council for a ride between downtown Fort Lauderdale and Virgin MiamiCentral. The group is currently in South Florida touring Port Everglades and PortMiami as well as meeting with maritime leadership.

Infrastructure investment, public-private partnerships, safety and security were among the leading topics discussed during the visit. Senior staff of legislators including Sen. Marco Rubio and US Reps. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Frederica Wilson, Lois Frankel and Mario Diaz-Balart took part in the tour.

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