NEW LAWSUIT: INDIAN RIVER COUNTY SUES VIRGIN TRAINS OVER RAIL-CROSSING MAINTENANCE

Publish Date: 
Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 4:45pm

INDIAN RIVER COUNTY HAS FILED ANOTHER LAWSUIT AGAINST VIRGIN TRAINS ON WEDNESDAY. This lawsuit argues that the county should not be enforced to pay for 21 crossing improvements along the Florida East Coast Railway corridor.

Prior to the establishment of Virgin Trains USA, Indian River County had an agreement with the FEC to maintain freight crossings.

Indian River County claims that this agreement does not include Virgin Trains USA, and requests that they should not be required to pay for improvements until an agreement between Virgin Trains and Indian River County is made.

Read more here.

Original Article written by Colleen Wixon of the TC Palm.