What local leaders have to say about Brightline’s launch

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Brightline’s announcement of a start date for Orlando service has brought excitement for local leaders.


The Miami-based intercity rail company will begin service from Orlando International Airport on Friday, Sept. 22. The rail company initially had said it expected to start service as early as Sept. 1, but later announced two delays as it worked to complete the rail certification process.

The train will run 16 daily round trips between Orlando and Miami. The train also will have access to stations in West Palm Beach, Boca Raton, Fort Lauderdale and Aventura.

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