Brightline expects Orlando route completion by end of 2022

Brightline has refined the timeline on its roughly $2.7 billion, 170-mile Orlando expansion.

The Miami-based intercity rail company expects to reach substantial completion of the route from West Palm Beach to Orlando International Airport by December 2022, according to its February construction report. Currently, the company is roughly halfway done on the expansion and it remains on schedule.

While construction is expected to finish in 2022, service will start in 2023 after necessary safety certification…