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Coquimbo-La Serena light railway

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Early Works
Current Stage: Early design & engineering
Start: 08/2017
In Construction
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Project Details


The private initiative project involves providing a railway service between the cities of Coquimbo and La Serena, making use of existing infrastructure. Work involves the rehabilitation and upgrade of existing line. In addition, the train would provide services 24 hours a day and fares would be similar to that charged by existing public transport providers. It will have 19 stations.

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Key Specs

Full Name
Coquimbo-La Serena light railway
Project Type
Light rail
Development Phase
Early design & engineering
Project Status
Project Capacity
14  km (kilometers)  Light rail
US$ 390mn
Completion Date

The project will run between Coquimbo city’s port zone and La Serena city’s railway station.

* The coordinates indicated on the map represent an intermediate point between the start and end of the project.

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Planning director of Coquimbo
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