A tourist took advantage of the impressive, unused railway bridge for an adrenaline-packed base jump.
Several Costa Rican institutions have reduced or suspended operations this week due to the Orange Alert that comprises the Greater Metropolitan Area (among other cantons).
AUDINGINTRAESA-AUDINGMEX Consortium was selected from a group of more than 25 companies.
The Costa Rican Railroad Institute (INCOFER) announced that it will buy eight new trains from CRRC Quingdao Sifang Co. Ltd, a Chinese company dedicated to researching, developing and manufacturing railway locomotives and rolling stock products.
This was the third collision between INCOFER trains in the past 18 months.
A proposed amendment to the Traffic Law also calls for fines for motorists who obstruct or damage a railroad or its signals.
A strike staged by train drivers on Tuesday left some 16,000 people struggling to get to work and school.
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 help the country reduce carbon emissions and ease pressure on the country’s desperately choked roadways.
Anyone who has driven in San José's Greater Metropolitan Area, where train tracks merge with vehicular traffic – often without signage and safety gates – will likely praise the ruling.
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