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High-Speed Rail Service Now Connects Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and West Palm Beach

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Source: Building Design + Construction

Last month, All Aboard Brightline, Florida’s hospitality focused high-speed intercity passenger rail service, extended its service to MiamiCentral, a new 200,000-sf terminal on 11 acres in downtown Miami.

MiamiCentral is part of the only privately owned, operated, and maintained intermodal development in the U.S. Brightline’s rail system now includes nonstop service from Miami to a 27,500-sf station on 4.8 acres of land in downtown Fort Lauderdale, and a 60,000-sf station in downtown West Palm Beach, Fla. The Fort Lauderdale and West Palm stations opened on January 13.

All Aboard Brightline intends to expand this system’s service to Orlando eventually. According to a recent study by the Washington Economics Group, the Brightline rail system is projected to attract more than $6 billion in investments in Florida’s economy by 2022.

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