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Fla. HART's chairman thinks commuter rail may not be best option

The idea of converting two CSX routes into commuter rail has created a lot of excitement recently, with numerous local officials ready to jump on board. Under the CSX proposal, the Florida Department of Transportation would own, maintain and dispatch the lines for commuter use.

SunRail Service to Transform Florida's Commuter Culture

The $1 billion, 61.5-mile system, being built by the Florida DOT, will utilize an existing rail corridor. The 32-mile first phase will serve 12 stations and link DeBary, to Sand Lake Road, just south of Orlando. Service is expected to begin in 2014.

Amtrak, CSX strike $181M rail upgrade deal

Four rail improvement projects will reduce congestion along the Empire Corridor from New York City to Niagara Falls and improve travel times and reliability for passengers and freight.

Florida transit system may share rail with CSX

Tampa Bay Area Regional Transportation Authority is discussing with the freight rail company the possibility of sharing rail lines. The aim is to accommodate trains with heavier, faster equipment than light rail to better serve riders.

Freight and Passenger Rail: Friends or Foes?

Freight and passenger rail operators share two goals: enhanced infrastructure and efficient transportation. Can they attain those goals while sharing tracks? Both sides emphasize the necessity of balancing needs and working together to receive funding.

CSX wins Mass. rail contract

The agreement includes the addition of five commuter trains, while leaving open the possibility of additional trains as rail capacity is created. It will also create the ability of area companies to ship or receive products on double-stack rail cars.