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Electric vehicle adoption rate in Costa Rica remains low
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Electric vehicle adoption rate in Costa Rica remains low

Alejandro Zúñiga - December 29, 2020

Costa Rica this year added 727 new electric vehicles for a total of 3,106 registered in the country, according to the Presidency. Some 330 of those were purchased…

Costa Rica news highlights to start your Thursday
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Costa Rica news highlights to start your Thursday

Alejandro Zúñiga - December 17, 2020

Happy Thursday from The Tico Times! Here's the news you should know as a new day starts in Costa Rica. **** Costa Rica's newest trains arrived on…

New trains en route to Costa Rica from China
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New trains en route to Costa Rica from China

Alejandro Zúñiga - December 14, 2020

Eight self-propelled train carriages are en route to Costa Rica from China, the Presidency announced Monday. The first batch of four will be received "in the coming…

Costa Rica news highlights to start your Thursday
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica news highlights to start your Thursday

Alejandro Zúñiga - December 10, 2020

Happy Thursday from The Tico Times! We hope you're having a great morning. Here's the news you should know as a new day starts in Costa Rica.…

Costa Rica presents its plan for GAM electric passenger train
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Costa Rica presents its plan for GAM electric passenger train

Alejandro Zúñiga - May 5, 2020

The Costa Rican Presidency and the Costa Rican Railroad Institute (INCOFER) on Monday provided further details about an ambitious electric train network meant to revolutionize transport in…

Costa Rica says it’s the first country in the region with nationwide electric vehicle charging grid
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Costa Rica says it’s the first country in the region with nationwide electric vehicle charging grid

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 27, 2020

Costa Rica has more than 100 electric car charging stations within its national territory, according to First Lady Claudia Dobles, making the Central American country the first…

Costa Rica takes first steps to rebuild railroad to the Pacific
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Costa Rica takes first steps to rebuild railroad to the Pacific

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 26, 2019

In the late 1800s and early 1900s, railroads served a major role in Costa Rica's development as a country. Costa Rica hopes to "return to the rail…

TBT: Costa Rica’s Pacific Railroad in Puntarenas
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Throwback Thursday
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TBT: Costa Rica’s Pacific Railroad in Puntarenas

The Tico Times - October 17, 2019

Costa Rica's Pacific Railroad (Ferrocarril al Pacifico) provided an important link between the capital of San José and Puntarenas, one of the country's most important port cities.…

Costa Rica takes steps to modernize, expand trains in Caribbean
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Costa Rica takes steps to modernize, expand trains in Caribbean

Alejandro Zúñiga - June 6, 2019

Casa Presidencial announced Thursday that it has awarded a $595,900 contract to a Spanish-Mexican consortium to explore the technical, economic, social and environmental feasibility of the Limon…

A tale of two Costa Ricas: hope, inequality and an hour on the train
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Maeology
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A tale of two Costa Ricas: hope, inequality and an hour on the train

Katherine Stanley - September 24, 2017

Recommended: Costa Rica is for lovers - the affectionate language of daily life Considering how much I love the idea of trains in general, and San José’s…

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