Boats, SuperVia and Metro Still Owe Fines in Rio de Janeiro

By Lisa Flueckiger, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Rio de Janeiro's public transport companies providing the boat, train and metro services have received a total of 84 fines for unsatisfactory services since 2005 from AGETRANSP, the regulatory agency. The fines total R$16 million with only R$7 million being paid by the fined providers.

Half of the 84 fines were issued in the last eighteen months with SuperVia, the company in charge of the train service in Rio de Janeiro, being the main overall culprit. Most fines are applied for Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?