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Ferrovías invests

01 Feb 2004

SPEAKING AT the Emepa workshops in Chascomús on December 30 before invited guests including President Néstor Kirchner and Transport Secretary Ricardo Jaime, Ferrovías President Gabriel Romero announced a programme of station and rolling stock refurbishment for the Belgrano Norte commuter concession in Buenos Aires.

Work to modernise 22 stations on the Retiro - Villa Rosa route was due to begin last month. Emepa is refurbishing 120 coaches for Ferrovías, and guests were able to inspect a Materfer car fitted with powered sliding doors, larger windows and new seats.