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Richard Branson-backed passenger rail venture names Atlanta-Charlotte route in IPO proposal

Dec 05, 2018 - Triad Business Journal (Greensboro, North Carolina)

A passenger railroad backed by Richard Branson's Virgin Group named the 250-mile Atlanta to Charlotte route as a potential expansion opportunity in its IPO filing.

Virgin Trains USA Inc. is a strategic partnership between Miami-based Brightline and Virgin Group that filed for an IPO on the Nasdaq last month.

Brightline, America's first new major private intercity passenger railroad in over a century, launched service between Miami, Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach, Florida, in May...