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Private Railroad to Connect Hotspots in Florida

Private Railroad to Connect Hotspots in Florida

by Sep Niakan | January 28, 2014

Business World columnist Holman Jenkins on Florida's efforts to build a new railroad company--without government funding.


       Photo Credit: Getty Images

Plans for the country's first privately funded train service in 43 years are still underway without the pursuit of operational subsidies. 

The private equity titan Fortress Investment Group plans to connect Orlando's attractions to the beaches of Miami with a high-speed train that will make use of existing lines. Operation is expected to begin in late 2015.





Photo Credit: All Aboard Florida



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