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All Aboard Florida’s West Palm Beach station revealed

This is the first picture out of the Downtown West Palm Beach All Aboard Florida station. The 1000ft platform will stretch from Fern to Clematis Street. What you’re seeing here is the station, looking east.

This is the station from Evernia.

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Visit WalkableWPB with lots of additional information on this project.

AAF website page for the WPB station for additional information.

Additional Coverage

AAF is doing a full presentation and unveiling the full station design at 10:30 this morning at 501 Evernia Street.

From the AAF website:

All Aboard Florida’s downtown West Palm Beach station provides a new gateway into the city and Palm Beach County as part of the express, intercity passenger rail service operation. All Aboard Florida’s West Palm Beach station stands at the historic center of a project that is furthering Henry Flagler’s vision for Florida and taking another step toward bringing express passenger rail back to the state.

The Downtown West Palm Beach station will

  • Consist of nearly 60,000 square foot future station and platform in downtown West Palm Beach will be located between Datura and Evernia Streets, with CityPlace and the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts Center to the South, and the government center district and Clematis Street to the North
  • Connect with the neighborhood’s existing vehicular, trolley, and pedestrian networks and establish links to the TriIRail and Amtrak West Palm Beach Station, creating a new transportation hub for the West Palm Beach area
  • Create more than $164 million in economic impact for Palm Beach County through 2021 and more than 1,200 jobs in Palm Beach County through the construction of the station and rail line
  • Station design elements include a modern, multi-story lobby spanning an elevated passenger lounge area for travelers, and parking facilities

AAF has already unveiled their plans for the Ft. Lauderdale station:

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As well as the massive ultra-modern multi-modal transportation center in downtown Miami.

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