Quantcast
Transport Trains

Brazil to build $16.5 billion high-speed rail linking Rio and Sao Paulo

Excerpt from Breaking Travel News

Aug 29, 2012 9:47 am

Skift Take

Are Brazil’s infrastructure plans too big for reality? This is the project’s second go-around after original bidders were unwilling to meet government stipulations in 2011.

— Samantha Shankman

Free Report: India Tourism Insights Report

The Latest Intelligence on the Travel Industry


Brazil has revived its proposed BRL33bn ($16.5bn) high-speed railway project that would link Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo. The 317 mile high-speed rail line will connect the cities of Sao Paulo, Campinas and Rio de Janeiro with scheduled completion in 2018.

The bidding process for the project will be divided into two phases which include a public consultation phase, allowing people to offer their suggestions by 24th September and bidding phase.

Read the Complete Story →

Tags: , ,

Next Up

More on Skift

Eastern European Countries are Worst-Positioned to Handle Tourism Growth
Anthony Bourdain’s ‘Parts Unknown’ Episode 1: Surrendering to Seoul
When Legacy Airlines Degrade Themselves With Budget Fares
Paradox of Choice: Do Too Many Options Kill Conversion Rate?