Line no. 1 of Guatemala City's urban rail service will be 30km long and run from the north to the south of the capital, using an existing line that has been out of service for the past 10 years. The train will require some 70,000 passengers each day to make it financially viable for private investors, as Guatemala's national agency for the development of economic infrastructure (ANADIE) does not anticipate a large public investment in the project. Some 270,000 people currently travel from the south and the north of the capital to the center each day by bus. The journey takes 2.5 hours but would be reduced to 25 minutes once the train is operational.
Guatemala City's Passenger Train, Line 1
Rail line, Urban transport
Early design & engineering
Rail line Urban transport
Line 1 will run from the north to the south of Guatemala City, using an existing rail line.
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