UPDATE: Brightline’s 2nd train arrives in West Palm Beach

Brightline’s second train arrived in West Palm Beach today — about four months ahead of the express passenger service’s late July launch.

The train, dubbed BrightPink because of the color of the markings on its passenger cars, left California last week. It will be held at the company’s rail repair facility in West Palm Beach until service begins this summer.

Brightline’s second train set, dubbed BrightPink because of its color scheme, arrived in West Palm Beach on Monday evening. (Richard Graulich / The Palm Beach Post)

Brightline plans to start carrying passengers between West Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale in late July.

The company plans to launch service between Fort Lauderdale and Miami in late August.

Brightline unveiled its first train, called BrightBlue, at a special event in West Palm Beach this year.

Company officials were testing the BrightBlue train this morning along a 9-mile section of track that spans from West Palm Beach to Lantana.

Colin Gildea posted a video to YouTube of the train as it passed through Jupiter at about 5 p.m.

Three more trains are expected to arrive in South Florida by May, Brightline officials said. The third train to arrive will be called BrightGreen.

The trains are being built at Siemens’ manufacturing hub in Sacramento, California.


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