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U.S. passenger train company drops Virgin as partner

(Source: Associated Press, August 11, 2020)

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — The partnership between Richard Branson’s Virgin Group and the private Florida passenger train service Brightline has ended with a whimper, less than two years after it was celebrated. Brightline announced in a monthly report it has ended its affiliation with the Virgin Group and will halt its rebranding to Virgin Trains USA.

Full story: News Tribune

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

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