Brightline: Redefining passenger train travel in America
As the only privately-owned, operated and maintained intercity passenger train system in the United States, Brightline is the new benchmark for train travel in America. Senior Vice President of Corporate Affairs, Ben Porritt, gives an overview of the new service that connects Miami, Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach, which blends premium train travel and hospitality to create a ride experience like no other.
In mid-may 2018, Brightline debuted its initial phase of service between Miami, Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach. What began as a vision in 2012 is now redefining the definition of passenger rail in America by providing a hospitality-focused experience. Furthermore, construction is expected to start on Phase 2 to Orlando in the coming months and an RFP process with the Florida Department of Transportation to expand the system to Tampa has recently been launched.
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