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Virgin Trains USA selects contractors for £3.1bn rail line expansion project

May 23, 2019 - Marketline Newswire

Virgin Trains USA, formerly Brightline, has appointed rail construction contractors for the $4bn (£3.1bn) high-speed rail route between Orlando and South Florida in the US.

Work has commenced on the planned Phase 2 rail expansion between Orlando and South Florida. It involves laying 170 miles (273.5km) of new track between Orlando International Airport and West Palm Beach. The privately owned passenger-rail company Brightline has selected Hubbard Construction Company, Wharton-Smith, Mid...