March 18, 2014

Rio metro Line 1 reaches Uruguai

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Rio metro Line 1 reaches Uruguai Metrô Rio

METRÔ RIO celebrated the opening of Rio de Janeiro's 36th metro station on March 15, with the inauguration of the 1.1km extension of Line 1 from Saens Peña to Uruguai.

Uruguai is the first station on the Rio metro network to be equipped with passenger Wi-Fi and is also fitted with low-energy LED lighting.

The Reais 250m ($US 107m) underground extension is expected to bring an extra 36,000 passengers per day to Line 1.

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