Brazilian private sector submits 64 applications for new railroads with investment of US$31.7 billion

It is projected that there will be 15 thousand km of additions to the railroad network, crossing 16 federal states.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The total number of applications for new railroads submitted to the Brazilian Federal Government by the private sector has reached 64. These were made through the authorization regime in the Railway Legal Framework, sanctioned on Thursday, December 23, by President Jair Bolsonaro.

In detail, 60 applications were submitted to install railway lines and another four for shunting yards.

Submitted to the Ministry of Infrastructure (MInfra), the requests amount to US$31.718 billion in investments and represent an addition of 15 thousand kilometers to the railroad network implemented in the country.

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