ViaQuatro celebrates 6 years of operation

ViaQuatro, the concessionaire responsible for the operation and maintenance of Line 4-Yellow of Sao Paulo’s Metro, completed six years of operation in October. Installed in the city of São Paulo, ViaQuatro is considered a successful case in PPP (Public Private Partnership). The operator is part of the ANPTrilhos membership board. Recent surveys also show that…

Government of Ceará prepares notices for partnerships with companies in the operation of metro lines

The Government of Ceará, in the Northeast of Brazil, through Companhia Cearense de Transportes Metropolitanos, prepares to conduct two Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) for the operation of passenger rail transport lines. The first edict (PPP1) will have as its object the South Line of the Fortaleza Metro and the Parangaba-Mucuripe branch – operated by Light Rail…

The metro rail sector made possible as a business

*Roberta Marchesi, Superintendent of National Association of Passenger Rail Operators (ANPTrilhos) The passenger rail transport is a public service of a social nature, which has as a goal the displacement of large numbers of people, structuring high demand corridors and contributing for the urban mobility improvement through the provision of a fast, regular, secure and…

ANPTrilhos creates 1st Metrorail Benchmark committee in Brazil

The National Association of Passenger Rail Operators (ANPTrilhos) has created the 1st Benchmark committee of the Brazilian metro rail sector. Composed by presidents, managers and leaders of passenger rail systems operators, the committee will meet periodically to share the best practices in management, operation and maintenance. “The Benchmark committee is an innovation for the metro…

ANPTrilhos celebrates 7 years of foundation

The National Association of Passenger Rail Operators (ANPTrilhos) has completed 7 years of foundation. The entity, created in 2010, has the goal of foment the development and the improvement of passenger rail transportation in Brazil. Fast, efficient and with no pollutant emission, the rail passenger transport systems contribute for the quality of life of the…

ANPTrilhos signs agreement with Ministry of Cities

The National Association of Passenger Rail Operators (ANPTrilhos) has signed an agreement with the Ministry of Cities, body of the Federal Government of Brazil, through the National Secretary for Urban Mobility (SEMOB). The agreement aims for the formulation of technical notes about the passenger rail transportation, its widespread disclosure and training regarding the subjects that…

ANPTrilhos meets Bahia’s Governor

The board of director of National Association of Passenger Rail Operators (ANPTrilhos), together with the presidents of the passenger rail systems operators and leaders of the Brazilian metrorail system, attended an audience with Bahia’s Governor Rui Costa, in Salvador city, in Bahia state. The president of ANPtrilhos Joubert Flores has presented to the Governor the…