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The Office for the Reorganization of Transportation (OPRET) reported on Friday, 15 September 2023 the arrival of six more rail cars part of the Santo Domingo Metro Line 1 expansion project and rails for the expansion of the Greater Santo Domingo mass transit service.

Regarding the railcars, Opret recalled that last 12 July 2023, the arrival of the first shipment of six of a total of 72 railcars was reported. The train cars are arriving six at a time per month until the total amount is completed.

The first 900 tons of rails to be used in the Line 2C Extension Project to Los Alcarrizos, whose work continues at an accelerated pace, also arrived with the shipment. This is the first of two shipments of rails from Gijón, Spain, corresponding to 912 units. The shipments will enable the doubling of the metro’s passenger transportation capacity.

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