All Aboard Florida already spent hundreds of millions between West Palm Beach and Orlando

June 28, 2016

By Lisa Broadt of TCPalm

All Aboard Florida already has spent approximately $787 million on its passenger railroad, including nearly $200 million on work between West Palm Beach and Orlando, according to court documents.Website Insert Perfect Answer copy

Design and engineering work on the northern section is “progressing apace, and is nearing the point where actual construction work can commence,” according to the railroad.

To the south, work on stations in Miami, Fort Lauderdale and West Palm is “rapidly progressing” and the railroad along that segment is almost half finished, All Aboard Florida said in the documents.

The company is to present that information in federal court in Washington, D.C., Thursday as it attempts to prove it can proceed with Brightline rail service with or without the $1.75 billion of tax-exempt bonds it was issued in August.

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