Brightline Construction Crews To Begin Work At Orlando Airport In December

Brightline is starting construction soon on the second phase of the rail project that will connect it from West Palm Beach to Orlando.

Greater Orlando Aviation Authority COO Stan Thornton told the Orlando Business Journal that Brightline crews would be on site at the Orlando Airport beginning in December. In January, build out of the station and a new rail line at the airport would begin.

Completion is scheduled for mid-2020, he said.

The company recently applied for a construction permit for the $2 billion second phase, and is awaiting approval.

 

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bitg
3 years ago

Fantastic news

Anonymous
3 years ago

Why not take the train all the way to Disney.. International Drive?

Anonymous
3 years ago

Im sure Disney will have a shuttle to the train station if there is enough demand.

Anonymous
3 years ago

It’s at the airport, so yea.

John P
3 years ago

I doubt it… they make too much money on parking, unfortunately.

Dave
3 years ago

Disney already runs shuttles between the airport and all their hotels, so this would just be an extra stop or I assume there would be some kind of connection between the airport and the train station so people would just go to where the Disney busses already stop.

Polo
3 years ago

When the Miami, West Palm Beach segment is going to open?

Anonymous
3 years ago

Their website says:
“We’re pleased to announce that our trains will be running mid-2017 between Miami, Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach.”
Oops.

Anonymous
3 years ago

I do see them being tested on the raillines in broward next to funky Buddha.

Snowy
3 years ago

They are finishing the double tracking in Downtown Miami right now. It will not be long now.

Anonymous
3 years ago

Why does Orlando get such a pretty station while the West Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale ones are ugly brutalist shit?

un-invasive species
3 years ago

That is the most Orlando looking station.

Anonymous
3 years ago

West Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale aren’t the main destinations or ending points.

Anonymous
3 years ago

Because Brightline has nothing to do with that building.Its a new terminal for the airport thats already being built. Its just a hub for Brightline and I’m guessing Brightline is building its own space within the terminal.

Anonymous
3 years ago

about time

Anonymous
3 years ago

I hear they’re going to debut a brand new dance at the opening.. The Charleston ! Can’t wait !