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Rio de Janeiro’s New Metro Line 4 Reported as On Track

By Ruth Faulkner, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The progress of the new Metro Line 4 in Rio de Janeiro was confirmed to meet its June 2016 deadline by authorities on Tuesday, May 12th. The Metro Line will connect both Gávea and Ipanema in Zona Sul (South Zone) via São Conrado with Barra da Tijuca in the Zona Oeste (West Zone), where the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Park is located.

So far, 10.5 km of tunnels have been excavated in rock, and the rails have been placed between Barra and São Conrado. Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?

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