The first phase of SunRail, a commuter rail transit project that runs along a 32-mile stretch through Orange, Seminole and Volusia, began service in May 2014 with 9,000+ daily ridership in its first week. The second phase, which will extend the line further north in Volusia County and south into Osceola County, began construction in early 2016. The project is a result of collaboration among the Florida Department of Transportation; federal government; Orange, Seminole, Volusia and Osceola counties; and the City of Orlando.

Brightline is an express, intercity passenger rail project being developed by Florida East Coast Industries, LLC that will connect Miami to Orlando with intermediate stations in Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach.

Amtrak provides passenger service from the Orlando region to many cities in the U.S. If you want your car where you're going and you just don't want to drive it all the way there, bring it aboard the Auto Train with service between Sanford, FL and Lorton, VA. Amtrak has many partnership programs with other travel-oriented corporations that can make traveling easier. These partnerships include: Continental Airlines, United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Icelandair, AAA, Hertz and Greyhound.

CSX Transportation (CSXT)
The largest rail network in the eastern United States, CSXT is the core business unit of CSX Corporation. CSXT provides rail freight transportation over a network of more than 23,000 route miles in 23 states, the District of Columbia and two Canadian provinces. With its headquarters in Jacksonville, FL and key facilities in Tampa, Orlando and Pensacola, CSXT owns and maintains approximately 1,750 route miles in Florida. Their customers represent some of the state's largest industries, specializing in processed foods, phosphates and fertilizers, forest products and manufactured goods. The company employs more than 6,800 Florida residents.

Florida Central Railroad (FCEN)
The Florida Central Railroad was established in 1986 and expanded in 1990 as part of the Pinsly Railroad Company. It is located in the heart of central Florida. The FCEN operates 68 miles of track and directly serves industries in Orlando, Plymouth, Zellwood, Mt. Dora, Tavares, Eustis, Umatilla, Ocoee, and Winter Garden. All interchanges are made with CSXT in Orlando, Florida. Due to its centralized location, the FCEN provides a competitive alternative to trucking and easy access to markets across Florida.