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New doubts over Costa Rican rail project

Tuesday, July 19, 2016


The head of Costa Rica’s state railway system resigned but he gave an assurance that his decision would not affect plans for a new electric railroad to ease road traffic congestion.

However, doubts remain about the project. In particular, the projected cost of $1.5 billion could be too much to bear for the nation’s strained economy.

Full story in Spanish