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Central Florida Not Giving Up on Disney Springs Train Station?

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Over this past week, it appeared to become clear that the dream of having a station for Brightline’s high-speed passenger rail system at Disney Spring was not going to come true. But there are still some with a say in Central Florida’s future that are not ready to throw that dream away just yet, or at least are not ready ...

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Brightline Confirms Cancellation of Disney Springs Station

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Florida’s private high-speed passenger rail line, Brightline, has confirmed that it will no longer build a station on Disney World property as it expands from Orlando International Airport (MCO) to Tampa. After a Disney spokesperson made the announcement that a Disney Springs station was no longer in the plans via Orlando Business Journal, Brightline’s Senior Vice President of Corporate Affairs, Ben ...

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Train to Disney World Reportedly Canceled

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In a surprising turn of events, Disney appears to confirm that the dream of the long-anticipated Brightline high-speed railway station on Walt Disney World property will not come true after all. A Disney spokesperson spoke with Orlando Business Journal and argued that the new route between Orlando International Airport and Tampa eliminates the possibility. “As many people who are involved in ...

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Train to Disney World Awarded Federal Rail Grant

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It appears that Brightline will get some federal money to help finish its expansion from Orlando International Airport(MCO) to The Walt Disney World Resort and then on to Tampa. According to the Orlando Sentinel,  SunRail, Brightline and Central Florida have landed a small but vital federal grant for early environmental, construction and cost studies needed to install rail service from east ...

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Video: First Brightline Train Arrives at MCO

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Florida’s train to Disney World hit a major milestone as it continues its progress from Miami to a future station at Disney Springs. On Thursday, May 19, a Brightline Train finally arrived in the new station constructed at Orlando International Airport. Check it out: According to Orlando-area FOX35, the high-speed passenger rail line is currently doing test runs along the ...

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New $1 Billion Proposal Connects Brightline to Disney World AND Universal

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A proposal has been brought forward that could finally settle the ongoing disputes regarding Brightline‘s extension from Orlando International Airport to The Walt Disney World Resort. According to local Orlando reporter Greg Fox (@GregFoxWESH), “The Sunrail Board meeting just revealed that a proposal for the “Sunshine Corridor” could deliver a Brightline train route from @MCO to I-Drive and @UniversalORL then ...

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Disney by Train: Eurostar, TGV Set Standard for Brightline Disney World Service

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Slowly but surely, The Walt Disney World Resort will soon be accessible by train thanks to South Florida’s Brightline. But by no means will it be the first passenger train to service a Disney Resort. Already providing fun, family-focused, high-class service from Miami Central Station in downtown Miami to West Palm Beach, the private, higher-speed rail line has the ambitious ...

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High-Speed Train to Disney Involved with 3 Vehicle Collisions in 1 Week

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South Florida’s private high-speed rail line, Brightline, continues to face a severe problem as it works to build its way from Miami to Orlando International Airport and then Disney World: South Florida Drivers. According to WESH2, there have been three collisions just in the past week due to what can be described as nothing less than reckless driving. Sunday, February ...

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Pictures: High-Speed Train to Disney World Hits Major Milestone

Published: Jan 17, 2022, at 12:55 pm ET Updated: Jan 18, 2022, at 1:26 pm ET Walt Disney World Guests are one step closer to having direct access from Orlando International Airport (MCO) to the Walt Disney World Resort by train. Brightline, South Florida’s private high-speed passenger train, is in the process of extending its reach from Miami up to ...

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