Tri-Rail Service To MiamiCentral Now Scheduled To Begin November 1

Tri-Rail’s operator has scheduled a November 1 start date for service to MiamiCentral, according to Miami Today.

The new start date was revealed in a presentation at a meeting of the South Florida Transportation Regional Authority on March 25.

There are a number of items that still need to be addressed before service can begin.

MiamiCentral’s platforms are slightly too close to the tracks, and would cause the steps from Tri-Rail trains to hit it. Step modification completion is expected September 23. Platform modifications began February 2 with completion expected July 29.

Ramps into MiamiCentral were reportedly built to withstand loads that may be much lower than needed. A load rating analysis began February 24, with completion scheduled for April 8.

Sonar scanning to check for exposed rebar as recommended in a consultant’s report was completed on Match 9, and a draft report is now underway.

Also now underway, un update of the safety software on the trains, known as Automatic Train Control. An upgrade from version 1.0 to version 1.4 is scheduled for completion by June 6.

 

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Anonymous
5 months ago

Tri-Rail service to MiamiCentral will begin on Nov 1. No, make that Dec 23. Waitaminute, it’ll definitely be Feb 10, 2023. Haha.. we were just kidding, it’ll actually start Apr 19, 2023. Hold up, make that June 4. etc, etc, etc….

lol…

Anonymous
5 months ago

They should just be honest and say that service will begin once Mana develops something aka never, lol

Anonymous
5 months ago

I hope it happens, they should start building the wynwood station now

Anonymous
5 months ago

It don’t know why they aren’t already, and making it the terminus until this station opens.

Anonymous
5 months ago

Wynwood is a target and dumpy fast food places……and everyone has a car.

Anonymous
5 months ago

You must’ve grew up on a farm?

Anon
5 months ago

Wynwood is gonna be the brightline commuter line, not tri rail

real estate BS
5 months ago

that’s a future tri-rail on Brightline tracks

Anonymous William
5 months ago

Government incompetency shining through and through… Lets keep voting for more taxes and more government, so we can continue to over pay and get less…

Anonymous
5 months ago

even more important…..keep reelecting these tremendously talented leaders

Downtown Blue Voters
5 months ago

Young people don’t vote in local elections, so we only get what we deserve.

Anonymous
5 months ago

Looking at your name, if it were up to you, we would have the same inaction, only existing conditions worse and higher taxes.

Lolo
5 months ago

Vote for who ? Kamala ?

Anonymous
5 months ago

Would you rather that pu**y name pence?

Anonymous
5 months ago

We have to start giving a sh*t about local elections. Like the same 100 abuelas keep voting for the most corrupt and idiotic people because no one cares enough to vote, even though local officials effect your day to day life far more than the president does.

Me Me
5 months ago

Do much hate

Anonymous
5 months ago

they should just privatize the trirail already so that it can actually function well, just sell it off to brightline or whatever

Anonymous
5 months ago

I’ll believe it when I see it.

Update the Tri-Rail Cars
5 months ago

I was hoping this mess would’ve at least resulted in new and modern Tri-Rail cars like Brightline’s but I guess we’ll take whatever we can get lol

Anonymous
5 months ago

Trirail is a public commuter rail and is actually pretty decent. Do you honestly expect leather seats and attendant serving food??

Anonymous
5 months ago

decent?! what are your standards? a roach motel can stand in for a 4 star hotel??

Anonymous
5 months ago

lol…

Anonymous
5 months ago

Decent???? I’ll never take the trirail again after it took my 8 hours to get to WPB cause of delays and multiple trains breaking down.

Update the Tri-Rail Cars
5 months ago

I mean I wasn’t asking for luxury service… MetroRail updated their cars as public rail why can’t Tri-Rail? I just think they’re very outdated.

Anonymous
5 months ago

The public transportation system in Miami is so simple and practical. I don’t understand why people complain. First you take the Trirail, then you go down and take the Metrorail and then you transfer to the Metromover. A circuit of minutes turned into hours.

Anonymous
5 months ago

Have you every actually looked at a typical commute in a city with a major public transportation system? It’s not unusual to have to transfer. If you don’t like it, then just drive and wait hours in traffic.

Anonymous
5 months ago

I’ve taken BART just a couple block walk from my hotel in Union Square. It dropped me off directly inside SFO. Zero transfers. About 12 miles.

A trip from the Four Seasons Miami to MIA requires THREE different transit modes (Metromover, Metrorail, and that people mover at MIA). About 8 miles.

See the issue?

Anonymous
5 months ago

At least 2 of the 3 modes to transfer are free for all to use. MIA shouldnt even really count since its so quick.

Tetó
5 months ago

Then move back to NY

Anonymous
5 months ago

If you did that you would be a moron since there is a metro mover station there.

Azarius
5 months ago

I wouldn’t hold my breath

Fern
5 months ago

Taking bets on another delay. Reply with your odds

Anonymous
5 months ago

I would do the same but the pay out is incredibly minimal lol

Me Me
5 months ago

Good news

Anonymous
5 months ago

lol, it was “supposed” to have started service there over 5 years ago in 2017! So I’ll believe this one when I see it, otherwise it just seems like they’re stoking the fires again with hot peo

Anonymous
5 months ago

Now keep on building more and more resi downtown.
we need the density, surely the office and retail follow….

No one
5 months ago

I can’t wait to see how many embark and disembark step accidents happen on tri rail now with this alteration

Melo is sigma and chad
5 months ago

I have confidence that this might actually happen now, but they’re going be months of testing the trirail going this new route before passengers could board.

Anonymous
5 months ago

Yep… so whats a few more years?

Parkinghater
5 months ago

If they actually get this done and open the new busway I will forgive the BBN delay

Anonymous
5 months ago

100% serious question here…is the ridership on Tri-Rail mostly professionals or blue collar workers? I can’t imagine many people commuting to downtown on it currently but this project makes me assume they must be targeting that market ostensibly?

Katzman
5 months ago

I suppose Tri-Rail can break down going downtown as well!

Anonymous
5 months ago

Actually, quite a lot of people would, daily ridership would be at least 32,000 riders compared to pre-pandemic levels of 15,000 daily riders. The reason why is that the Seaboard-All Florida Railway which is the line they use doesn’t go anywhere where people really want to go compared to the FEC, which was one of the main reasons why development could even exist along the east coast of Florida.