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SunRail’s Southern Expansion is Connecting Communities

 

Osceola County - Poinciana is the place to be this weekend for those who want to know more about SunRail’s 17-mile southern expansion and new service scheduled to open late summer. On Saturday, May 19, SunRail is hosting a Community Train Tour at its Poinciana Station located just east of S. Poinciana Boulevard, north of Old Tampa Highway. This is the first of four community train tours, held at each new station along the southern expansion. This Saturday’s tour runs from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Connectivity information, to and from the station, is also available as LYNX representatives are attending as well.

 

This is a chance to learn how SunRail can make the commute fast, easy and affordable, as well as less stressful. SunRail is moving people throughout the region by providing work and leisure opportunities; connecting communities. The new expansion adds four new stations; Meadow Woods in Orange County and Tupperware, Kissimmee and Poinciana in Osceola County, with Poinciana Station as the southern terminus.

 

Future train tour dates:

Tupperware: 3205 Orange Ave., Kissimmee • Saturday, June 16: 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.

Meadow Woods: 120 Fairway Woods Blvd., Orlando • Saturday, June 23: 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.

Kissimmee: 320 Pleasant Street., Kissimmee • Saturday, June 30: 5 p.m. until 9 p.m.

 

Public participation is solicited without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability or family status. Persons wishing to express their concerns relative to FDOT compliance with Title VI may do so by contacting Jennifer Smith, FDOT District Five Title VI Coordinator at jennifer.smith2@dot.state.fl.us.

 

Persons who require accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act or persons who require translation services (free of charge) should contact Roger Masten, c/o SunRail, 801 SunRail Drive, Sanford, FL  32771; or by phone at (321) 257-7161; or by email roger.masten@dot.state.fl.us.

 

SunRail currently runs 32-mile daily service, stopping at 12 stations, Monday through Friday, between DeBary in Volusia County to the Sand Lake Road Station south of Orlando. For more information about SunRail, including fares, station locations as well as schedule and hours of operation, please visit www.sunrail.com. Please be careful around trains, railroad crossings, and while at station platforms. Be smart. Be safe.

 

 

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