Brightline’s High-speed Trains To Roll Through South Florida Again In November
Brightline, idled since COVID-19 forced its high-speed trains to the sidings, expects to revive its daily rail service between West Palm Beach and downtown Miami in November.
Company CEO Patrick Goddard announced Tuesday that the trains will roll again “in the first half of November.” He did not give a specific date.
When the trains ceased operating in March 2020, management laid off an estimated 250 people as it shut down the landmark regional rail line that started serving the downtowns of West Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale and Miami in August 2018. During that time, thousands of commuters fed up with grinding, time-consuming, intercounty traffic on Interstate 95 gladly garaged their cars to board trains that took no more than 30 to 40 minutes from one city to another.
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