WHOOSH! The 3rd train from Orlando hustles easward at 125 mph where it will join the FEC main to Miami. After decades of starts and stops a fast train is a fact in Florida.
Inaugural Train from Miami blasts toward Orlando on new track built next to the Beachline, connecting Orlando to the FEC. This is 125 mph territory!
Brightline first day to Orlando! The 2nd train out of Orlando skirts the airport bound for Miami. After decades of plans, projects, proposals fast trains in Florida are finally realized.
Daily Waycross-Taft mixed runs as a Z-train on the CFRC territory. They typically get into Baldwin early afternoon then dwell for 12 hours until they can make their window on CFRC, but on weekend... (more)
CSX 5555, the "Spirit of Cartersville", idles in the Taft yard in Orlando.
Brightline has recently unveiled Basecamp, its Orlando Vehicle Maintenance Facility. This $100 million dollar facility will be the primary maintenance base for Brightline's trains capable of anyth... (more)
Silver Star is rolling from #1 to #2 at Stanton Connection....which would end up putting them in the wrong position at Kissimmee....local L722 is in the background heading over to the RC Branch, b... (more)
Third and final delivery of equipment on the Orlando end of the new Brightline. CSX accesses their yard via the branch used for coal train service.
A delivery of 18 new baggage cars got some special power for the occasion.
Valentine's Day finds Modello Yard idle with the former Port Manatee 7063 waiting for the next assignment.
Empty OUC coal train with empty Herzog ballast cars on the head end has left the OUC branch and is southbound towards Lakeland, where they will turn north and head to Baldwin.
FECRS Members get a behind the scenes tour at Brightline's Basecamp facility.
FECRS Members get a behind the scenes tour and even get to go under the train at Brightline's Basecamp facility.
Newly arrived Brightline Trainset waits at the Orlando shops. Taken with permission during a FECRS tour.
CSXT is continuing to run Orlando traffic the traditional route via Jax and in daylight. Here, OUC coal train C04019 is diverging from the ex-Sanford Subdivision onto the OUC branch. For many ye... (more)