Published on November 21, 2012, 12:25 pm

Passengers will arrive by train Confins airport

Passengers and other users Tancredo Neves International Airport in Confins may use rail to get to the location. The project was developed by the Department of Management and Metropolitan provides an extension connected to the airport on the train, which can have a speed of 100 km / h. It is estimated that the public-private partnership be launched by the second half of 2013.
The project focuses on three lines, divided into two models: metropolitan and regional. The project provides more passenger trains stops at an interval of 7 minutes, similar to subway today, with another route around the capital and another considered “more direct” with seated passengers and a differentiated tariff.
Until February, the project for three lines will be drawn. Line 1 will connect to Divinópolis Sete Lagoas, passing Betim, Belo Horizonte and at least 12 other cities. Formed by two branches, with 245.4 km long, has as main characteristics the fact that cities cut totaling over 1.5 million people and is used to transport cargo and extension of four kilometers out from near Pedro Leopold to the international airport. For passenger transport, will need to share with the FCA (FCA) or even a doubling of the tracks.