Brightline riders want the answer to this big question about Orlando

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Brightline President Patrick Goddard said the No. 1 question he gets asked by train riders is when will the Orlando-to-West Palm Beach route debut.

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There’s been a lot of excitement from riders on the existing intercity rail corridor in South Florida over the 170-mile expansion to Central Florida, which is expected to start service by the end of June.

In the long-term, the Miami-based company expects as much as 60% of its ridership on the Orlando route to originate from South Florida, as the company has “warmed up the market” there for the service, Goddard told Orlando Business Journal.

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