Brightline proposes express rail connecting Tampa to West Palm Beach through Orlando

Seven years after rejecting federal taxpayer money (paid by Floridians) to build high-speed rail between Tampa and Orlando, Florida Gov. Rick Scott announces new interest by a private company in doing the same.

Brightline, a private firm already building a Miami to West Palm Beach high-speed rail system, is now seeking access to right-of-way along the I-4 corridor to extend the track to Tampa. 

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