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CUIABÁ
 Mato Grosso . Brazil

Cuiabá Light Rail Map

 LIGHT RAIL

Cuiabá and Várzea Grande form a metropolitan area with some 850,000 inhabitants in the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso, of which Cuiabá is the capital.

Cuiabá Light Rail (VLT - Cuiabá)

- under construction since 2012, intially scheduled to open in 2014 for FIFA World Cup, but now more likely to start service in 2016
- 22.2 km
- 2 lines
  Line 1 - Aeroporto - CPA/Hospital do Câncer (15 km, 22 stations)
  Line 2 - Centro (Morro da Luz) - Coxipó (7.2 km, 11 stations; along Av. Fernando Corrêa da Costa)

- Rolling stock: 40 CAF Urbos-3, 7-section 100% low-floor trams (44 m)

 

 Photos
 

 

 Links

Mato Grosso (state website with project info)

Cuiabá Light Rail at Wikipedia.pt

Thread on Skyscrapercity

 

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