The entrepreneur, Wes Edens is set to extend his reach as the owner of the only privately-operated passenger rail service in the U.S. to new regions of the nation. The service began with a single line between Miami and Orlando with service stopping in Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach. Edens believes the future of transport in the U.S. is the development of high-speed rail services available at an affordable cost for residents along corridors between major cities. So far, the service is not hoping to develop a cross-country service but to concentrate on locations with too great a distance to drive but too short to fly.
The Brightline service only began operating in January of 2018 with limited services and hopes to provide an alternative to car travel causing problems for the environment across Florida. Despite the fact the company has only operated services for less than a year, Wes Edens is already looking to expand the service to a range of new areas of the nation, including Chicago, St. Louis, Dallas, and Atlanta. See more at bizjournal.com to learn more.
As a concerned citizen intent on helping protect the environment, Edens believes rail travel can play a key role in protecting the environment and averting the devastating effects of climate change. Plans have already been discussed regarding the possibility of bringing the rail service developed by the founder of Fortress Investments to a number of areas hit with traffic congestion problems. Executives at Brightline are intent on securing Federal loans totaling more than $17 billion as they try to develop a planned line between the Texan cities of Houston and Dallas. A number of other lines have been planned, including the establishment of a Charlotte, North Carolina to Atlanta, Georgia service.
Brightline founder, Wes Edens hopes the low cost of travel offered by his rail service with tickets in Florida costing between $10 and $25 will attract commuters and pleasure travelers. Travel times between Miami and Orlando are set to be slashed for those choosing Brightline over car travel with the Fortress Investments founder Wes Edens revealing the service reaches speeds of 135 mph.
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Rainbow34 November 24, 2018