Posts Tagged ‘Orlando’

SunRail, America’s newest regional rail system, on track to meet goals

May 21st, 2014 Comments off

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — SunRail is halfway through its first week with paying customers. Channel 9’s Tim Barber took a ride on the new commuter train to see how things differ from last week, when riders rode for free…

Read more…

Categories: In the News Tags: , ,

Eliminate the Middle-Man

March 22nd, 2012 Comments off

by William Lindley

Today, March 22, 2012, Florida East Coast, which owns and operates the mostly double-track railway between Jacksonville and Miami, announced plans for the construction of a privately-funded, privately-owned, privately-operated passenger train system to commence operations in 2014. This will include forty new miles of railway between Orlando and FEC’s main line on the Space Coast. FEC itself, not Amtrak, will be operating these trains.

Read more…

The Business and Politics of Passenger Rail; 2012-03-22

March 22nd, 2012 Comments off


Read more…

This Week at Amtrak; 2009-12-08

December 8th, 2009 Comments off

Volume 6, Number 49

  1. Finally, at last, after waiting oh, so very long (Too long, in fact.), SunRail, the 61 mile long commuter rail system in Central Florida serving the Metropolitan Orlando area is about to be a reality. Read more…