Brazil

THE governor of the Brazilian state of São Paulo Mr Márcio França announced on April 17 that work will resume shortly on the 4.5km extension of Paulista Metropolitan Trains Company…
RANDON Implementos, Brazil, inaugurated a new road trailer and railway wagon production facility at Araraquara in the state of São Paulo on March 28.
PAULISTA Metropolitan Trains Company (CPTM) is set to open São Paulo suburban Line 13 (Jade) on March 31, which will provide a direct rail link to Guarulhos International Airport, Brazil’s…
THE government of the Brazilian state of São Paulo confirmed on March 1 that tendering will begin this month for contracts to build the second phase of the Baixada Santista…
BRAZIL’s Ministry of Cities has authorised the Federal District government to proceed with a Reais 333.4m ($US 103m) project to upgrade and extend Brasilia’s metro network.
GE Transportation has commissioned a moving assembly line for locomotives at its Contagem plant in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais, which according to the manufacturer will reduce lead times…
THE Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro has started construction of Line 3 of the Porto Maravilha light rail network, which is being developed by Rio’s Port Urban Development Company…
FOLLOWING several years of struggle, Brazil’s difficult economic situation finally appears to be coming to a head, bringing much-needed relief to the country’s embattled railway industry. After all, demand for…
THE Viamobilidade consortium, led by CCR Group, won an auction on January 19 for the 20-year concession for São Paulo metro Line 5-Lilac and monorail Line 17-Gold.
THE Brazilian city of Niterói, which is located across Guanabara Bay from Rio de Janeiro, has started a feasibility study for the construction of an 11km light rail network.
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