(PRESS RELEASE)_MIAMI, Fl. (March 17, 2020) - Due to the global health crisis, Brightline will begin operating a modified schedule and close in-station food outlets beginning Wednesday, March 18. The revised schedule will continue to offer hourly service during rush hour and maintain commuter hours Monday - Friday. In total, Brightline will offer 18 weekday trains and 14 weekend trains.
We encourage Brightline guests to take proactive steps while using Brightline and other forms of public transit by regularly checking official social media channels and websites for up-to-date scheduling information. Guests can also log onto the Brightline app for mobile pass options and online payment in place of physical transactions.
Brightline continues to prioritize the safety and well-being of our teammates and guests and have taken a number of proactive measures including:
Brightline Schedule Changes beginning, Wednesday, March 18:
Weekday morning service:
Southbound from West Palm Beach at 6:40 a.m., 7:40 a.m., 8:40 a.m., 9:40 a.m and 11:40 a.m.
Afternoon southbound service from West Palm Beach at 2:40 p.m., 3:40 p.m., 4:40 p.m. with final daily southbound train at 6:40 p.m.
Northbound service from Virgin MiamiCentral beginning at 6:50 a.m., 8:10 a.m., 9:50 a.m., 10:50 a.m. and 11:50 a.m.
Northbound service at 4:50 p.m., 5:50 p.m., 6:50 p.m. with the last train at 8:00 p.m.
Southbound from West Palm Beach will begin at 7:40 a.m., 9:40 a.m. and 11:40 a.m. and 1:40 p.m. 3:40 p.m. 5:40 p.m. and 7:40 p.m.
Northbound from Virgin MiamiCentral will begin at 9:50 a.m., 11:50 a.m., 1:50 p.m., 3:50 p.m., 5:50 p.m., 7:50 p.m. and 9:50 p.m.
Brightline Station Updates beginning Wednesday, March 18:
All Central Fare restaurants will close until further notice.
Joe & The Juice and CAO Bakery & Cafe at Virgin MiamiCentral will remain open through Friday with take-out only during limited hours.
Good to Go and Somme Wine kiosks at all Brightline stations will close until further notice.
Stations will open 40 minutes prior to the first train departure and close 40 minutes following the last train arrival.
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