Rio’s Bonde Begins Fourth Phase of Testing in Santa Teresa

By Georgia Grimond, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Rio’s much-loved bonde, or tram system, is to begin a fourth phase of testing tomorrow, October 21st, as part of its long-awaited revival. A stretch of track linking the hill-top neighborhood of Santa Teresa with the Lapa area in Centro has been re-opened for test-runs having been disabled in 1966, announced the State Department of Transportation (SETRANS).

The tests . . .

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