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

Legislative Assembly passes bill to jumpstart electric train system
Climate Change
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Climate Change
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Legislative Assembly passes bill to jumpstart electric train system

The Tico Times - June 8, 2016

Costa Rica’s publicly-owned rail company has been given the green light to contract with private companies to create an electric rail system that the government hopes will…

10 ways life in Costa Rica has been transformed, and you didn’t even notice
Expat Living
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Expat Living
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10 ways life in Costa Rica has been transformed, and you didn’t even notice

Theo Mills - January 3, 2015

Over the last five years, Costa Rica has been transformed in some small ways we now take for granted. Living here will never be the same again.…

Costa Rica offers new delights for railroad buffs
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Costa Rica offers new delights for railroad buffs

Mitzi Stark - August 12, 2014

Maybe it's the ubiquitous traffic jams on the streets and highways that make us long for a more comfortable way to go. Maybe it's our vision of ultramodern high-speed…

Loud train whistles in San José traffic might be a good thing, says Sala IV
Newsletter
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Newsletter
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Loud train whistles in San José traffic might be a good thing, says Sala IV

L. Arias - June 3, 2014

Costa Rica's Constitutional Chamber of the Supreme Court, or Sala IV, rejected an appeal Monday filed by a citizen who hoped to ban the loud noise of…