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New train service hitting construction milestone

New train service hitting construction milestone

Like pieces of a giant linear puzzle, new tracks are slowly falling into place for a new passenger train service to Orlando. All Aboard Florida will soon hit a milestone, when freight trains begin using a new bypass track in downtown Fort Lauderdale. The shift will allow freight trains to keep rolling while work proceeds on the station. Similar work is planned around the new station in West Palm Beach in September. The track shift in Fort Lauderdale was supposed to take place Monday but was postponed due to Tropical Storm Erika. A new date hasn't been announced. Construction on both stations, meanwhile, has been under way for months, with the foundations taking shape and piles...

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