Chilean President Gabriel Boric revives the bet on railways

The Chilean president pledges that his government will build the first rail of the Santiago-Valparaíso train, a project that requires an investment of more than US$3.5 billion.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - One of the promises of Chilean President Gabriel Boric that drew the most applause in his first speech to the Nation earlier this month in Congress was the National Railway Development Plan.

Like the project announced in 2019 by the previous president, Sebastián Piñera, the goal for 2027 is to triple the number of passengers carried to 150 million and double the cargo to 20 million tons.

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