First engine installed in All Aboard’s Brightline trains

All Aboard Florida’s Brightline rail service announced Tuesday that the first engine has been installed in one of its locomotives, marking a milestone in the construction of its passenger trains.



The diesel-electric locomotive are currently under construction at the Siemens manufacturing facility in Sacramento, Calif.

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Brightline plans to begin service between downtown Miami and downtown West Palm Beach in mid-2017.

The rail line plans to extend service to Orlando International Airport.