According to Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, the federal government is projected to spend 2 billion dollars for 2014 km of railways by 4600 under the PAC 46 program to accelerate economic growth.
In the face of the questions about the government's railway investments, President Dilma Rousseff shared the information that the works of approximately 3400 kmline are continuing today in the newspaper where he published his weekly articles. Stating that the north-south line has been expanded, Dilma Rousseff said that the “East-West line, the Transnordestina line, has been built. He also said that this way, a railway line will be built and high-speed trains will be brought to São Paulo.
In cooperation with the state, local governments and the federal government, once again they started to make big investments in urban transportation. Dilma Rousseff: “The decision was made to allocate $ 24 billion for projects, including subways, to the 18 largest cities in Brazil. Many projects continue, including the Porto Alegre metro, which is expected to carry 300.00 passengers per day, and the first phase of 13 km with 15 stations. "
The President continued his words as follows: "There is a lot to be done, but we are well organized, I believe we will succeed."
Source: Railway gazette