Gustavo Ferrari

Jornalista especializado em Marketing de Conteúdo. 10 anos de experiência no setor de infra, cobrindo essencialmente transporte ferroviário, rodoviário, energia e saneamento.

Veículos Internacionais

Brazil to tender open-access railway concession

BRAZIL's minister of transport Mr Cesar Borges has announced that tender documents will be issued in August for the PPP concession to build and maintain the 901km line from Lucas do Rio Verde, in Mato Grosso state to Campinorte in Goiás, which will be operated on an open-access basis. The government says Brazil's federal railway engineering and construction company Valec will be responsible for allocating capacity on the Reais 4.6bn ($US 2.1bn) railway.

Brazil launches $US 64.5bn infrastructure plan

The plan seeks to raise up to Reais 198.4bn ($US 64.5bn) for investment in rail, road, air and port projects, of which Reais 86.4bn would be for rail. Most of the rail investment will be for new line construction. This includes Reais 7.8bn for two more sections of the North-South Railway namely Palmas - Anápolis and Barcarena -Açailandia; Reais 4.9bn for Anápolis - Estrela D'Oeste - Três Lagoas; and Reais 9.9bn for Lucas do Rio Verde - Mirituba.