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Plans Revealed for 'Epic Universe': the Country's First New Theme Park Since 2001

The Universal Epic Universe, proposed for Orlando, Florida, has aspirations as a transit-oriented theme park.
August 7, 2019, 6am PDT | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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The Next Miami reports: "Universal’s Epic Universe will become the first major new theme park built in the U.S. since 2001, when Disney’s California Adventure was completed."

Universal is also lobbying to get a Virgin Trains USA station built near the park. Virgin Trains USA is expanding the train line formerly referred to as the Brightline into Orlando.

Virgin Trains is already planning a station near Walt Disney World in Orlando.

Additional coverage of the initial details of the Epic Universe is available in a separate article by Ken Storey.

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Published on Monday, August 5, 2019 in The Next Miami
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