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SunRail Previews Passenger Car


August 12th, 2013 | WMFE - Central Florida officials got their first look at a SunRail passenger car today.

The two-level rail car seats up to 132 people and can transport wheelchairs and bicycles.

At a press conference held inside the car, Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer told reporters he's excited about the amenities available to commuters.

"I'm very impressed with how nice the car is, that it has electrical outlets and it has WiFi. It’s going to be easy to work while you ride from wherever it may be.” 

SunRail has ordered twenty passenger cars from New York transportation manufacturer Bombardier at a price of $56 million.

Phase one of SunRail is scheduled to begin service May 2014 and will connect Sand Lake Road in Orlando to DeBary. 

 

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