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Posted on: December 6, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Brightline Alert: Simulated Service to start Dec. 5

Traffic Advisory - Brightline testing 2


Dec. 5, 2017


What: The Brightline team is working toward operational readiness and will begin simulated service this week.

Simulated service includes the operation of 10 northbound and 10 southbound trains running every day without passengers.

Safety is Brightline’s top priority, and the company encourages the public to adhere to the laws and regulations as they interact with the railway. With the double tracking in place, trains can run in either direction and at any time.

The public should always expect a train and should cross only at designated at-grade crossings.

Where: Between 15th Street in West Palm Beach and Broward Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale

Brightline has developed a rail safety campaign that can be found here,

About Brightline

Brightline is the new benchmark for travel by train in America with express inter-city passenger rail service connecting Miami, Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach, with future service to Orlando. Providing a travel option that lives at the intersection of transportation and hospitality, the service will ease the stress of traffic, provide a simple and intuitive experience from door to destination, and foster new opportunities to explore more of Southeast Florida. Brightline is the only privately owned, operated and maintained passenger rail system in the United States. For more information, visit: 

View Brightline's Media Alert (PDF)

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