When Brightline Trains embarks on jacking a precast concrete box under an Orlando roadway this month it will mark a historical accomplishment for the US construction industry. Brightline will be one of
By David Peter Alan, Railway Age Contributing Editor The honeymoon between Brightline, the private-sector luxury passenger train in Florida, and the Virgin brand is over. It lasted for fewer than two years.
Plans for a new high-speed rail line that will connect southern California to Las Vegas are forging ahead after the project has been awarded another critical public funding allocation. The XpressWest rail
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) on authority from the California State Transportation Agency has entered into a lease agreement allowing XpressWest, a Brightline company, to use existing state right-of-way along I-15
RT&S Editor-in-Chief Bill Wilson checks in with Brightline Executive Vice President of Rail Infrastructure Mike Cegelis on how construction is moving along on the Orlando Extension high-speed rail project. Rail Group On
Virgin Trains, formerly Brightline, continues progress on the Orlando extension, connecting South Florida with Central Florida, beginning construction on many of the 28 bridges located along the 129-mile north-south corridor between Brevard
Brightline laid off 250 people after announcing a temporary halt to its South Florida service because of coronavirus. Those laid off included track and local station workers, as well as Bob O’Malley,
Railway Track & Structures magazine has determined the winners of the 2020 RT&S Top Projects competition. A total of 16 projects were determined worthy enough for the 2020 RT&S Top Projects title.
So what will happen if I inch just a little closer? Will I see a camera flash? Will sirens start blaring? Will I instantly become a cloud of dust? I’m a little
The advent of Brightline train service through Fort Lauderdale has required the Florida East Coast to close a drawbridge bridge over the New River more frequently than before. The bridge remains open