Consultation starts on high speed line

February 2010
Railway Gazette International;Feb2010, Vol. 166 Issue 2, p50
Trade Publication
This article focuses on a proposed high speed line between Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo in Brazil. There is a plan by the Brazilian government to launch the bidding process for the project in late 2010. Particular focus is given to the alignment of the proposed route, along with the demand forecasts for a high speed line. A three level service pattern was proposed consultants due to the volume of travel to and from intermediate cities. Also included are information on construction parameters and the capital cost of building the line.


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