Brazil’s railway system spreads across 30,000 kilometers (in 27 states), but the system is underused and almost exclusively focused on freight shipments. Of the network that exists today, only one-third is in regular operation, with the rest struggling from a lack of maintenance or profitability. Passenger transport, outside of urban metro areas, is near non-existent. But now, after some warning signs of the fragility of the country’s transport infrastructure, Brazil is turning its attention back to trains…
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Fonte: The Brazilian Report