Monorail revives Panama-Chiriquí railroad plan

Muchos países alrededor del mundo están construyendo redes de ferrocarriles para mover carga y pasajeros apoyar su plataforma logística multimodal.

By Franklin Castrellón

On April 20, 2016, President Juan Carlos Varela signed the financing pact with Japan for the construction of a high speed monorail between Albrook and Future City, adjacent to La Chorrera.

This immediately opened discussions on a railway connecting Panama with Chiriqui.

First to propose the railway was the former president Martin Torrijos. “Why not take advantage (of the fourth bridge) to build a freight and passenger railway serving exports of Panama […]