Elevated section of Buenos Aires commuter line inaugurated

14 May 2019

ARGENTINA: President Mauricio Macri inaugurated a new viaduct on the Retiro – Tigre branch of the Mitre suburban railway serving Buenos Aires on May 10.

The 3·9 km structure between Avenida Dorrego and Avenida Monroe eliminates eight level crossings. Two stations on the section have been rebuilt. Belgrano station reopened on May 11, and the Lisandro de la Torre is due to open in October.

Work on the viaduct started on September 5 2017 and the surface route had been closed since early 2019.

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