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July 22, 2011

Bombardier to equip Florida’s SunRail project

The Florida Department of Transportation ordered 14 BiLevel railcars. The contract is valued at approximately $41 million. Deliveries are planned between May and August 2013.


July 5, 2011

Florida begins work on commuter rail project

SunRail will run along a 61-mile stretch of existing rail freight tracks in Central Florida. The major funding partners for the project are the Florida Department of Transportation, the FTA, Orange, Seminole, Volusia and Osceola counties and the city of Orlando. The first phase, at 31-miles, will serve 12 stations.


March 10, 2011

French Trade Commission visits Florida

The goals for the mission were to better understand Florida's transportation needs, understand how commuter rail and local transit improvements can improve transportation for Floridians, and discover how the visiting French companies can assist.


March 17, 2010

HNTB, Wilbur Smith Assoc. to manage Fla. HSR

The team will provide overall program support and oversight for planning, design, public outreach, vehicle and systems integration, operations, construction, project controls and procurement of all contracts on the Florida high-speed rail program.


December 9, 2009

Fla. passes rail legislation

The bill, which also lays the groundwork to make mass transit a priority in future transportation planning and budgeting, now heads to Gov. Crist for approval.


May 20, 2009

Amtrak breaks ground on new Fla. train station

Renovation project in Sanford, Fla., is scheduled to begin in mid-June 2009 and is targeted for completion in the fall of 2010.


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