Colombia reveals roadmap to increase commercial rail network by 156%

The Colombian Government presented the Railway Master Plan, a strategy of the Intersectorial Infrastructure Commission, led by Vice President Marta Lucía Ramírez, to expand the multimodal network and strengthen the national railways. According to National Planning (DNP), the goal is for the country to go from 420 to 1,077 kilometers with commercial operation by rail, an increase of the network by 156%. The plan envisions three stages: national-scale corridors, oceanic interconnection corridors and regional-scale corridors.

Source: Portafolio