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Please don’t BASE jump off Costa Rica’s tallest bridge, authorities say

A tourist took advantage of the impressive, unused railway bridge for an adrenaline-packed base jump.

Several institutions suspend operations due to Orange Alert

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).

Costa Rica takes steps to modernize, expand trains in Caribbean

AUDINGINTRAESA-AUDINGMEX Consortium was selected from a group of more than 25 companies.

Costa Rica to purchase eight new trains from Chinese company

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.

Various INCOFER routes suspended after two trains collide head on

This was the third collision between INCOFER trains in the past 18 months.

Lawmaker proposes suspending permits of motorists who crash into trains

A proposed amendment to the Traffic Law also calls for fines for motorists who obstruct or damage a railroad or its signals.

Train service in Costa Rica resumes Wednesday following strike

A strike staged by train drivers on Tuesday left some 16,000 people struggling to get to work and school.

Legislative Assembly passes bill to jumpstart electric train system

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.

Costa Rica offers new delights for railroad buffs

In Palmar Sur and Río Grande de Atenas, two attractions provide a way to learn more about the role of railways in the country's history.

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

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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