The National Association of Passenger Rail Operators (ANPTrilhos), a Brazilian civil non-profit entity, will launch its international newsletter. The newsletter will be published monthly and the first issue will be released in mid-February. The purpose of the initiative is to present to the foreign market the actions developed by the entity, as well as the current scenario of the rail passenger transportation market of Brazil.
Brazil’s passenger rail transportation sector handles almost 10 million passengers per day, with a total of 2.9 billion passengers per year. The country currently has 21 urban rail transportation systems, installed in 11 Brazilian states and in the Federal District.
With almost 7 years of operation, ANPTrilhos is headquartered in the federal capital, Brasília, and was created to promote the development and improvement of passenger rail transportation in Brazil. The entity brings together the operators of passenger transportation systems on rails, industries and entities of the sector.
The associates of ANPTrilhos are: Concessionária da Linha 4 do Metrô de São Paulo (Concessionaire of Line 4 of the São Paulo Metro – ViaQuatro); Companhia do Metrô da Bahia (Bahia Metro Company – CCR Metrô Bahia); Companhia Paulista de Trens Metropolitanos (São Paulo Company of Metropolitan Trains – CPTM); Companhia do Metropolitano de São Paulo (São Paulo Metro Company – Metrô São Paulo); Concessão Metroviária do Rio de Janeiro (Rio de Janeiro Metro Concession – MetrôRio); SuperVia Concessionária de Transporte Ferroviário (SuperVia Rail Transportation Concessionaire); Companhia do Metropolitano do Distrito Federal (Federal District Metro Company – Metrô-DF); Companhia Brasileira de Trens Urbanos (Brazilian Company of Urban Trains – CBTU); Empresa de Trens Urbanos de Porto Alegre (Urban Train Company of Porto Alegre – Trensurb); Concessionária do Rio de Janeiro VLT (Concessionaire of the Rio de Janeiro VLT – VLT Carioca); Companhia Cearense de Transportes Metropolitanos (Metropolitan Transportation Company of Ceará – Metrofor); Companhia de Transportes do Estado da Bahia (State of Bahia Transportation Company – CTB); Alstom; CAF; T´Trans; IAT Pandrol; Thales; Hyundai Rotem and the Associação Brasileira da Indústria Ferroviária (Brazilian Association of the Railway Industry – Abifer).
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