Virgin and Partners Want to Build Up Rail Travel in Florida

Cheap gasoline and the interstate road system are all very well, but they’ve caused congestion, pollution, urban sprawl and many road deaths. In contrast, Florida railway passengers can sip champagne or beer and make use of the free Wi-Fi. Ticket prices are reasonable. Once constructed, the Miami to Orlando journey should be slightly more than three hours. In good traffic, driving takes a bit longer than that.

…Building on existing rail corridors where possible, 1  and operating trains at slower speeds, has cut costs and overcome potential regulatory holdups in Florida.

Virgin Trains Billionaires Want to Restore Glory of U.S. Railroad – Bloomberg



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