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Brazil Launches First Monorail in São Paulo After Delays

By Shalina Chatlani, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The first monorail in São Paulo, the Linha-15 Prata (Silver-15 Line), opens commercially to the public today after a year of testing and several delays in building. The train system, located in São Paulo connecting Ipiranga and Cidade Tiradentes, will open part of the final stretch with ticket prices of R$3.50.

The monorail starts operations on Monday, August 10th running between seven in the morning until seven in the evening. Currently, the trains will only use two out of the eighteen station that were initially . . .

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