President Luis Abinader reported that in July of this year the tender for the construction of the “Metropolitan Train of Greater Santo Domingo”.
The president took advantage of his participation in the ‘Business Future of the Americas’, at the American Chamber of Commerce, to announce the formal start of this work.
He explained that the new National Railway System It will be carried out through a tender that will be a public-private alliance.
He explained that in its first stage the Metropolitan Train of Greater Santo Domingo, gonna from the John F. Kennedy Metro station with Máximo Gómez to Charles de Gaulle in a first stretch.
Then it will be integrated into an extension to the Las Americas International Airport.
He announced that the start of works on this project is scheduled for the first quarter of next year.
Along with this announcement, the head of state made a compilation of all the works that the central government has carried out, among them, highlighting public transport, road, and technological works, among others.
In addition, he cited the growth of foreign investment, the country’s economy and tourism.
Abinader also emphasized that some questioned his modernization projects in the Dominican Republic and said that “they were unrealizable.”
“When I talked about the Pedernales-Cabo Rojo Development Plan, there were doubts,” he said.
At the end of his speech, he expressed that “the best Dominican Republic is yet to come and we are building it together.”