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With revised plan, Brightline eyes 2021 groundbreaking of Apple Valley rail project

(Victorville Daily Press, January 19, 2021)

VICTORVILLE, Calif. — Brightline West’s high-speed passenger rail project between Apple Valley and Las Vegas, which was expected to break ground last year, appears to be back on track six months after a partnership with Virgin Trains USA ended. Last year, Brightline announced that Fortress Investment Group, its parent company, had put the brakes on the $8 billion privately financed XpressWest project when it could not complete financing.

Full story: Victorville Daily Press

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

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