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5/23/17

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West Palm Beach Station of All Aboard Florida's Brightline Nearly Completed

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Source: The Real Deal

Brightline, the express train that will connect Miami with Orlando, will revolutionize transportation in South Florida and have a positive impact on real estate prices along the route, according to business and civic leaders attending a “sneak peek” of progress at its West Palm Beach station on Tuesday...

The privately funded train, scheduled to start service between Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach in “late summer” of this year, will offer express service, traveling at an average of 80 miles per hour between Miami and Orlando. After the first trains begin running between Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach, service will begin to Miami. The Orlando route and station have been delayed due to litigation.

Skidmore, Owings and Merrill worked in association with Zyscovich Architects to design the Brightline stations.

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