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Tag: Argentina railways

  • Tuesday, December 15th 2020 - 14:54 UTC

    China will upgrade Argentina's railway system with a US$ 4,7bn contract

    The largest item will be the upgrading of the San Martin line at a cost of US$ 2.6bn, involving work on 1,813km of tracks

    Rail companies from China have signed agreements worth US$ 4.7bn with the government of Argentina, aimed at improving the country’s rail system.

  • Tuesday, July 4th 2017 - 02:34 UTC

    Buenos Aires-Mar del Plata train runs again

    “It is no longer a promise - we have delivered,” said Governor Vidal.

    After two years out of service, Buenos Aires and Mar del Plata, which are 400 kilometres apart, are since Monday again linked by a train service that needs almost seven hours to reach its final destination. Buenos Aires provincial Governor María Eugenia Vidal said “It is no longer a promise - we have delivered.”

  • Thursday, May 21st 2015 - 06:26 UTC

    Cristina Fernandez launches May Revolution week with strong messages

    ”It is the president who keeps on managing the economy because (economic) decisions always have to be made by the president, for better or worse.”

    President Cristina Fernández led on Wednesday a rally in the Buenos Aires City central railway station of Retiro where she praised the renovation of Argentina's railway system in an event that was part of the official celebrations marking a new anniversary of the May Revolution, which in 1810 was the beginning of the country's road to independence.