Brazil is Planning to Rail Expansion in Santa Catarina

Brazil is Planning to Rail Expansion in Santa Catarina
September 20, 2009 11:34 am

Brazil is planning to expand its rail network in the southern state of Santa Catarina to offer faster and more economical cargo transportation to the Far East, in particular China.

The country’s minister of transport, along with officials from the Santa Catarina state government and the America Latina Logistica rail company, are expected to elaborate on plans shortly.

The project involves linking the state’s three major ports, Itajai, Sao Francisco do Sul and Imbituba, through rail.
The rail network is expected to ease connectivity to the Pacific Ocean, via Salto, Santiago de Chile and the Chilean port of Valparaiso, alongside reducing transportation time over the High Andes at Mendoza to Valparaiso to fewer than 15 days. is a railway information and news platform. Website presents from all around the world railway sector news, developments, projects and tender for the sector specialists. Railwaynews supports to industry events and announced them for potential participants. Railwaynews plans to collecting data from all around the world, about railway infrastructure, rolling stock, railway transportation datum, geographical datum to present for railway professionals for short term. Railwaynews will build new platforms aims to high value railway business environment for all railway specialists, railway fans and especially railway suppliers and their decision makers. Railwaynews presents whole information from rail professionals to rail professionals.

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