The high-speed train, from the private company Brightline, which runs the route between Miami and Orlando Airport and vice versa, began with “bad omens” of a fatal collision, which also delayed the arrival at the time of its departure and arrival in a few minutes. The incident happened at the exit from West Palm Beach to Miami.
According to local media, such as the Telemundo 51 channel, a fatal accident occurred this Friday, on the inaugural day of service, when a Brightline high-speed train ran over a pedestrian in Delray Beach, Florida , which delays the start of the service. between Miami and Orlando.
Local police said the pedestrian died at the scene after being hit by a train traveling from West Palm Beach to Miami. Last Friday, the Brightline route was inaugurated, which is considered the “fastest train in the United States”, which can reach 200 km / h, although in urban areas it drops to 177 km / h, according to various media.
What are the train prices from Miami to Orlando?
This September 22, the Brightline fast train service was inaugurated, connecting Miami and Orlando in just three and a half hours. Those interested in traveling between these two important cities in Florida can now purchase their tickets online or through the train company’s mobile application. Additionally, you can access special rates by subscribing to Brightline’s e-newsletters.
Ticket prices vary depending on the class and number of people. A round-trip ticket in business class costs $158.00 USD, while in first class it costs $298.00 USD. For families and groups, there is an offer of four round-trip tickets for $398.00 USD.
Although most people move to the United States in private cars, this route favors the movement of families to Orlando’s amusement parks, where it is easier not to drive, because less will be used.