Saturday morning rail news in brief:
Tri-Rail, SunRail suspending operations because of hurricane
Both Florida commuter rail operations are being suspended because of approaching Hurricane Isaias. Miami-area commuter service Tri-Rail is suspending service as of today, Aug. 1, until further notice. The South Florida Regional Transportation Authority began securing crossing gates and making other preparations on Friday. Follow the Tri-Rail website for updates including information on resumption of service. Orlando-area commuter railroad SunRail will suspend service on Monday because of the approaching storm, and will begin its preparations today, including securing grade crossings, storing rolling stock, and securing equipment along the rail corridor. Watch the SunRail website for updates.
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