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Cuba’s new Chinese-built train begins service

Jul 15, 2019Update

Cuba is moving forward with a newly upgraded rail system. After four decades, 14 new passenger cars took a long 15-hour journey from Havana to Guantanamo stopping in nine cities.

The new train equipment is Chinese and part of a shipment of 80. Cuba has also made a deal with Russia for railway modernisation in the process. This modernisation is integral to increasing train commuter numbers and restoring one of the first national rail services for a 2030 plan.

Cuba is the only Caribbean country to offer island-wide rails service.

A government that is focusing on improving transport services for commuters? Take note, NSW…

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