Pending the completion of track repairs between Santo Tomé and Santa Fe, Trenes de Buenos Aires expects to begin operating a weekly service between the Argentinian capital and Santa Fe this month. The first train ran as far as Santo Tomé on August 1. On board was Transport Secretary Ricardo Jaime, whose department is working on plans to restore long-distance passenger services to 10 routes by January 2005, focussing on links to other provincial capitals such as Córdoba, Posadas, Tucum