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By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Early Wednesday morning (February 27th), two commuter trains collided when one train smashed into the rear of another at the São Cristóvão station in Rio de Janeiro's North Zone. "At the...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Rio de Janeiro's public transport companies providing the boat, train and metro services have received a total of 84 fines for unsatisfactory services since 2005 from AGETRANSP, the regulatory...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Another two new trains will start circulating in the SuperVia train system in Rio de Janeiro. The trains bought in China by Rio's government are part of a rejuvenation...
BY Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The SuperVia train system which is comprising a hundred stations in eleven cities around Rio de Janeiro state, and carries more than 650,000 people per day, has been putting new...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – After the bus and taxi prices have already increased at the beginning of the year, Rio de Janeiro's metro is set to follow with new tariffs that go into force...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Two accidents, both crashes of BRT buses in Rio’s Zona Oeste (West Zone), have left more than 130 people injured this morning (January 13th). The accidents are part of a...
By Michela DellaMonica, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL — One day after chaos broke out when a SuperVia train derailed in the early morning hours on Wednesday, January 24th, vice-governor of Rio de Janeiro, Luiz Fernando Pezão, stated that...
By Maria Lopez Conde, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Poor track maintenance may have been behind three SuperVia train derailments in the last two weeks, the rail network’s concessionaire admitted in a press release last Friday. SuperVia also...
By Maria Lopez Conde, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A new signaling system for SuperVia trains that provide service to Rio de Janeiro and its suburbs has entered the final testing stage, according to a press release from...

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