Florida lawmakers vote down SunRail commuter train

Florida lawmakers voted against a proposed $1.2 billion SunRail commuter train in Central Florida. The proposal called for the state to purchase 61.5 miles of track from Jackonville's CSX Corp. for more than $600 million. "It's a sad day for the state of Florida," said Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer. "It sets passenger-rail transportation back decades."

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