Bill to tighten All Aboard Florida rules gets approval – but so does train

Posted on November 14, 2017

By: Scott Powers, Florida Politics

A bill that would set tougher rules and safety requirements on the All Aboard Florida Brightline passenger rail train being developed along the East Coast got approval from the Florida Senate Transportation Committee Tuesday.

Yet members of that committee sounded as if they’ll be ready to derail the bill later, if they eventually conclude it’s going to be any kind of major impediment to a train set to start passenger service in south Florida in a few months and eventually extend, at speeds up to 125 mph, up the coast and over to Orlando…

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