• ‘Modern, efficient and sustainable’ trains arrive in Costa Rica

  • Discussion about railroad topics everywhere outside of North America.
Discussion about railroad topics everywhere outside of North America.

Moderators: Komachi, David Benton

  by David Benton
 
The Costa Rican Institute of Railways (INCOFER) announced that on December 3rd, 2018, the Board of Directors of the institution approved the purchase of 8 new trains to the CRRC Qingdao Sifang Co., Ltd. factory, winner of the process.
https://thecostaricanews.com/incofer-ap ... echnology/
  by David Benton
 
Some background form the BBC. Trauns towards the bottom ofarticle.
https://www.bbc.com/future/article/2020 ... le-country
Costa rica had electric trains to the port city , when I was there in the 1980s. That was apparently removed.
The cross country train was ancient , but tidy, and packed with tourists and locals..