Presentation on theme: "M IAMI F ORT L AUDERDALE W EST P ALM B EACH O RLANDO Addresses Florida’s demand for express, intercity rail travel. Is designed to serve tourists, business."— Presentation transcript:
M IAMI F ORT L AUDERDALE W EST P ALM B EACH O RLANDO Addresses Florida’s demand for express, intercity rail travel. Is designed to serve tourists, business travelers and Florida residents with hourly service. Hourly service will bring passengers from Miami to Orlando in three hours. Is bringing significant economic and environmental benefits to Florida. Is rethinking everything to provide customers with a new way to experience rail travel. ALL ABOARD ORLANDO IN 2017! ALL ABOARD FLORIDA
Two Phase Project Implementation n Project is being developed in two phases n Phase I construction Late Summer 2014 n Expect to begin construction on Phase II in 2015 to allow for delivery of full system by early 2017 AAF Station Phase I: Miami to West Palm Beach n 67 miles, 1 hour trip time n Approvals secured, engineering advanced n Rail Infra entirely in existing corridor n New and improved track and switches n Upgraded signaling, bridges and grade crossings n 3 new stations on land owned n Each train set includes 4 cars and 2 locomotives n 235 miles – Miami to Orlando, 3 hour trip time n Expect final environmental approvals in Q1 ‘15 n Rail infrastructure - 128 miles in existing corridor n 40 miles new rail in highway ROW n New OIA station funded / built by GOAA n AAF leases facilities (Station, platform, vehicle maintenance) n Construction to commence immediately following the Final EIS publication in early 2015 Phase II: West Palm Beach to Orlando Phase I Phase II (1)Represents full system passengers including Phase I riders.
We Are Delivering For Florida… For Our Customers… $6+ Billion Direct economic impact to the state’s economy over the next eight years 10,000+ New jobs created during the construction and implementation phases 3 Million Fewer cars on roads each year, means significant reductions in greenhouse gas emissions and fuel consumptions $0 Dollars funded by taxpayers Through innovation and state-of-the-art trains and stations, we set the standard for passenger rail in the 21 st century Reliable Wi-Fi to keep you connected and productive Supplemented by compelling content to keep you engaged Healthy food options on-board and in-station to keep you fueled Hassle-free, express travel to keep you focused on what matters