April 16, 2014
The first phase will start running along a major interstate corridor that runs through downtown Orlando on May 1. The system is expected to eventually tie into an extensive public transit network linking Orlando and Miami by a higher-speed rail system.
February 26, 2014
The project could open the door to passenger-train service between Lake and Orange counties, including a connection to the SunRail commuter line.
April 16, 2013
The contract is valued at approximately $195 million and includes mobilization activities followed by 10 years of service.
February 22, 2013
Construction of the rail line, which parallels the highly congested I-4 corridor in Orange, Seminole and Volusia counties, has put about 800 people to work and spurred a $250 million investment in a 176-acre Health Village at Florida Hospital.
July 22, 2011
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
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.
February 25, 2009
Gov. Doyle reviews Spain’s high-speed rail. SunRail project cost climbs by $7M. CHP: driver in bus crash asleep at wheel.
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