Jamaica public-private partnership being explored for rail service

March 18, 2016

From The Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Minister of Transport and Mining Mike Henry says he is exploring a public-private partnership for the rehabilitation of the railway service.Website Insert Passenger Trains Very Well copy

In an interview with JIS News, Henry said that Jamaica, in adopting a modern day integrated multi-modal transport system, of which the railway is a key component, would be embracing the reality of the changing and fast paced world in which we live.

“The railway is the most important element of transport anywhere in the world and Jamaica has the second oldest railway in the world, connecting every port in Jamaica. We exist in a just-in-time world where you need to deliver goods and services as early as possible, in order to be on top of the niche markets and be able to grow your economy,” he explained.

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