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All Aboard Florida

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  • FEC train horns again being tested

    FEC train horns again being tested
    Q: What's the latest about those loud train horns on the Florida East Coast Railway? Abraham Freed, Lantana Q: Nathan Airchime, the manufacturer of the horns, is looking to replace one of the five chimes. The railroad plans to conduct tests on the...
  • Naked man rescued after getting stuck on Florida drawbridge

    Firefighters in Florida have rescued a naked man trapped on a raised drawbridge. The South Florida Sun Sentinel quoted witnesses as saying the unidentified man was walking across the Florida East Coast Railway railroad bridge in Fort Lauderdale on Friday...
  • Rescuers bring naked man down from raised railroad bridge in Fort Lauderdale

    Rescuers bring naked man down from raised railroad bridge in Fort Lauderdale
    Firefighters answering a rescue call on an otherwise routine downtown Friday morning encountered a scene that was anything but: A man perched 100 feet atop a railroad drawbridge over the New River. He was agitated and paranoid, rescuers reported. He was...
  • Safety system delayed for Tri-Rail trains

    Safety system delayed for Tri-Rail trains
    Tri-Rail will be getting an automatic braking system designed to prevent a crash due to human error -- but far later than the federal deadline in December. While this month's crash of an Amtrak train in Philadelphia has put renewed attention on so-...
  • All Aboard Florida will ruin our paradise

    All Aboard Florida will ruin our paradise
    Dear Miami, Fort Lauderdale, West Palm Beach and Orlando, Your willingness to support the All Aboard Florida trains and connected projects with financial incentives and special zoning is going to contribute to the destruction of the small coastal...
  • All Aboard Florida chooses SunRail contractor to upgrade tracks

    All Aboard Florida chooses SunRail contractor to upgrade tracks
    All Aboard Florida has selected Archer Western, the same contractor that built SunRail tracks inĀ Orlando, for construction on its 66-mile rail corridor between Miami and West Palm Beach. According to All Aboard, work will include safety improvements and...
  • All Aboard Florida track, crossing work set to begin

    All Aboard Florida track, crossing work set to begin
    Drivers will soon start feeling the effects of All Aboard Florida, which in mid-June will begin closing crossings as it adds a second track and upgrades 185 crossings between Miami and West Palm Beach Site clearing on the coastal rail line that parallels...
  • Delray Beach sounds off concerns about All Aboard Florida

    Delray Beach sounds off concerns about All Aboard Florida
    Delray Beach's city leaders say they are not hopping on board with All Aboard Florida. The new proposed train line plans to provide passenger service from Miami to Orlando with 32 trains running daily, 16 trains in each direction. The timeline shows...
  • Road closures coming to downtown West Palm Beach for All Aboard Florida construction

    Road closures coming to downtown West Palm Beach for All Aboard Florida construction
    Some streets will be closed at the Florida East Coast Railroad in downtown West Palm Beach beginning Sunday to prepare for construction of All Aboard Florida's new station. Several railroad crossings are getting upgrades with crosswalks, signs and...
  • Bridge tender may ease boater fears about All Aboard Florida

    Bridge tender may ease boater fears about All Aboard Florida
    For the first time in years, boaters have a full-time tender to communicate with at the New River railroad bridge in downtown Fort Lauderdale. It's part of a six-month test by the U.S. Coast Guard that, if successful, could ease boater concerns about...
  • Mayo: Can more trains mean less noise?

    Mayo: Can more trains mean less noise?
    Here's a sentence I never thought I'd write: Having a new train line on South Florida's eastern railroad tracks could bring some peace and quiet to the surrounding neighborhoods. OK, I don't know if I believe it either. But according to officials with...