Author Topic: Brightline ready to expand rail system to Tampa  (Read 41877 times)

bl8jaxnative

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Re: Brightline ready to expand rail system to Tampa
« Reply #210 on: February 03, 2020, 11:46:43 AM »

Anyone know what happens if Virgin doesn't meet the March 31st deadline with Florida DOT for the Tampa extension?   They've had a couple.


https://www.bizjournals.com/orlando/news/2020/01/23/heres-the-latest-on-virgin-trains-planned-disney.html

thelakelander

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Re: Brightline ready to expand rail system to Tampa
« Reply #211 on: February 03, 2020, 12:19:18 PM »
Who knows. Probably another extension. The last time I heard, the ridership forecast numbers weren't looking good for an expensive extension to Tampa. I would not be surprised if they phase it and focus on getting to Disney and SunRail first instead. Both likely promise just as many riders, if not more, than a through trip to Tampa.
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