ORLANDO (CityofOrlando.net) – One day before SunRail officially launches, the community is invited to celebrate the grand opening of the new commuter rail system. On Wednesday, April 30, the Grand Opening Celebration at the Sand Lake Road Station will be preceded by 12 individual station events, including festivities at the four stations within City limits.
The celebrations will feature the community and its leaders, joined by representatives from the Florida Department of Transportation and the Federal Transit Administration in a very special celebration to usher in the new commuter rail service.
City of Orlando SunRail Station Celebrations
Florida Hospital Health Village
500 East Rollins Street, Orlando
Begins at 9:30 a.m.
101 West Livingston Street, Orlando
Begins at 10 a.m.
99 West South Street, Orlando
Begins at 10:30 a.m.
250 Columbia Street, Orlando
Begins at 10:45 a.m.
The Sand Lake Road celebration starts at 11 a.m.
SunRail will provide free rides for passengers for two weeks beginning the first day of service on May 1. The free service will last through May 16, with regular revenue service for paying passengers scheduled to begin on May 19. The free dates are:
• Thursday – Friday, May 1 – May 2
• Monday – Friday, May 5 – May 9
• Monday – Friday, May 12 – May 16