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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazil’s government plans to conduct three new railroad concessions by the beginning of 2020, said Infrastructure Minister, Tarcisio Gomes de Freitas, over the weekend.

“With these actions, the participation of the rail way in the transport matrix should double until 2025," said the minister on a video posted in his social media.

According to the minister, in March the first stretch will be opened for concession bids. The stretch will link Porto Nacional, in Tocantins state, to Estrela D'Oeste, in São Paulo state; integrating a connection between . . .

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