• Costa Rica Coffee Guide

New train connecting Belén de Heredia to San Jose begins April 4

March 23, 2011

A new train that will carry passengers between Belén de Heredia and San Jose will begin service on April 4 according to a press released of Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MOPT). The new service was created with an investment of ¢1,500 milliom

The Belén – San José service will be available every 15 minutes during rush hour with a fair of ¢350 (70 cents).

The six new train cars bought in Spain also will offer a special service to the new National Stadium during inauguration week. Trains will head to the stadium starting 2:30 p.m. until 10 p.m. on Saturday. No special fee will be charge for inauguration activities.

Miguel Carabaguíaz, executive president of Costa Rican Railroad Institute (INCOFER), said in a press release: “Now you can travel in between the two cities in 35 minutes.”

Costa Rica’s president Laura Chinchilla will take a ceremonial ride on the train April 1.

You may be interested

Costa Rica announces few new restrictions in face of saturated hospitals
Costa Rica
17 views
Costa Rica
17 views

Costa Rica announces few new restrictions in face of saturated hospitals

Alejandro Zúñiga - May 10, 2021

Costa Rica on Monday announced new measures to address the saturation of its public health system due to Covid-19. Commercial…

Caja asks government to impose new Covid measures
Costa Rica
15 views
Costa Rica
15 views

Caja asks government to impose new Covid measures

The Tico Times - May 10, 2021

The Board of Directors of the Costa Rican Social Security Fund (CCSS) made a “respectful and vehement call” to Costa…

Costa Rica gov. continues debating pandemic response
Costa Rica
13 views
Costa Rica
13 views

Costa Rica gov. continues debating pandemic response

The Tico Times - May 10, 2021

The Costa Rican government is meeting on Monday with various sectors to discuss its response to saturated hospitals and the…