President announces Disney-to-Legoland-to-Busch Gardens train
Written by Robert Niles
Well, that's the essence of what President Obama will announce Thursday in Tampa: More than a billion dollars for a high-speed train route linking Orlando and Tampa.Tweet
The interesting part for theme park fans is the route that the train is initially designed to take. It would start at the Orlando International Airport, then make stops at the Orlando Convention Center (a short bus hop to SeaWorld and Universal Orlando), Walt Disney World (near the end of World Drive, by Celebration), near Lakeland (not too far from Legoland Florida), and finally in Ybor City (a straight shot down the street from Busch Gardens Tampa).
Call this the Theme Park Express.
No word tonight on when the project would be completed, or if it is built in segments, when the first segments would be open.
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