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Brazil - Second Rio de Janeiro Mass Transit Project (English)

The objectives of the Second Rio de Janeiro Mass Transit Project for Brazil is to: a) improve the level-of-service provided to the suburban rail transport users in Rio de Janeiro Metropolitan Region (RJMR) in a safe and cost-efficient manner; and b) to improve the transport management and policy framework in the RJMR. There are two components to the project, the first component being infrastructure and equipment. Acquisition of at least thirty trains Electric Multiple Unit (EMU) of four cars each and accessories for a total of at least 120 cars to be operated, on the lines of state agency in charge of the suburban railway system (CENTRAL), by the concessionaire under the terms of the concessionaire contract. This component represents about 97 percent of the total project cost. Finally, the second component is the institutional and policy development. Provision of technical assistance to Rio de Janeiro State Secretariat for Transport (SETRANS) for the carrying out of studies on policy development, including: (i) consolidating the Metropolitan Urban Transport Authority of Rio de Janeiro (AMTU-RJ) for the RJMR; (ii) updating the current integrated transport policy, land use and air quality management master plan (PDTU) for the RJMR to meet both transport and air quality targets and to introduce sound cost-recovery, tariff, regulatory, and subsidy policies; and (iii) supporting the adoption of integrated modal tariffs. Provision of technical assistance to CENTRAL for the management and supervision of the project, will include the acquisition and reception of the trains (EMU). This component represents about three percent of the total project cost.


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    Brazil - Second Rio de Janeiro Mass Transit Project

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Brazil - Second Rio de Janeiro Mass Transit Project (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.