RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - According to the concessionaire, the removal will require operational changes as of Monday. Among these changes is the increase in gaps between trains.
The total fleet includes 201 trains, among the ones in operation and those undergoing preventive and scheduled maintenance.
According to SuperVia, the forty trains can no longer remain in operation because of standards issues found in the traction boxes (gear that transfers energy from the engine to the axle and wheels), still in the factory warranty phase.
Also according to the concessionaire, the trains were delivered and included in the operation between 2014 . . .