Rio’s VLT Adds Two New Stations on One Year Anniversary

After carrying some eight million passengers across downtown Rio, the VLT celebrates its one-year anniversary with two new stations.

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Monday, June 5th, city officials celebrated the one-year anniversary of Rio de Janeiro's light rail transit system, the VLT (Veículo Leve sobre Trilhos, or Light Rail Vehicle), by unveiling two new stations on Line 1, the Providência, at Rua da Gamboa, and Harmonia, at Praça da Harmonia.

Thanks to the two new stations, it will no longer be necessary . . .

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