Virgin Trains USA

Brightline breaks away from Virgin Trains USA

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.

Class 1 fuel surcharges

Bells & Whistles—4/17/20

Bonds approved for Virgin Trains USA’s rail route from Las Vegas to southern California. Third lawsuit against Maryland’s Purple Line project fails. Union says railroad companies need to use unemployed workers before

A national concern that has spiked in Florida

Rail-highway grade crossing accidents, along with pedestrian/trespasser deaths, have been national problems almost since railroads began operating in the U.S. Although the number of deaths has dropped over the past few decades,


Virgin Trains USA prepares for NASDAQ IPO

Virgin Trains USA announced Jan. 30 that it is launching an Initial Public Offering (IPO) of 28,334,000 shares of common stock. The NASDAQ Global Select Market listing is expected to raise $17