The Minas Gerais-Bahía railroad is to be used for cargo transport, the 1,489 stretch will run between Minas Gerais state capital Belo Horizonte and the city of Candeias located 46km north of Bahia state capital Salvador. It will pass through 52 municipalities, with 27 in Minas Gerais and 25 in Bahia.
Construction entails building a 1.6m-wide railway with train yards every 300km, being built to handle train speeds of up to 80km. The initiative also involves 210 individual construction projects for work on bridges and viaducts which will span a total of 19.6km.
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|Short names||Ferrovía Minas Gerais-Bahía|
|Primary activities, subsector||Infrastructure|
|Secondary activities||Urban Transport|