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Rio de Janeiro Metro Line 4 Extension is Delayed

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The opening of the metro (subway) line that was promised as part of the bid to host the Rio 2016 Olympics, has been delayed quietly yesterday, on Friday, May 14th. New plans have the metro Linha 4 (Line 4) extension connecting Ipanema to Barra da Tijuca opening on August 1st, just four days before the Games start, and only available to event ticket holders, athletes, and official press pass holders.

The State Transportation Secretary, Rodrigo Vieira, gave an interview to RJTV yesterday and also announced that the Metro Line 4 will . . .

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