VIPs take ride on new Brightline train from Fort Lauderdale to West Palm Beach

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WPLG—After four years and eventually billions of dollars, the first link of Brightline is on track.  Sky 10 was overhead Friday as the sleek, yellow, 240-passenger, expandable car configuration train left the Fort Lauderdale station with VIPs on board bound for West Palm Beach.  "I think today is the culmination of the vision and continuation of the legacy of Henry Flagler," Brightline President and COO Patrick Goddard said. "We are launching something that is at the intersection of transportation...

Brightline train kills woman during VIP ride. A Brightline train hit and killed a woman who was on the tracks in Boynton Beach on Friday night, police said. The train was offering a VIP ride from Fort Lauderdale to West Palm Beach the night before it was set to begin running introductory service. The train was running smoothly when it made...