Brazil's regional development minister Rogério Marinho advised construction on the Nova Transnordestina Railway project will resume in 2020 (jc.ne10.uol.com.br, 23-Jun-2020). As previously reported by the Centre for Rail, Ferrovia Transnordestina was commissioned by the Feredal Government to construct the 1,753km Nova Transnordestina Railway. Construction was suspended in 2017 after the Federal Court of Accounts placed an injunction on public funding. According to Mr Marinho, the government plans to release the project to the private sector.
Nova Transnordestina Railway project will resume in 2020: minister
30-Jun-2020 12:59 PM AEST