Jamaican government in rail talks

June 13, 2016

Written by  Keith Barrow, Associate Editor, International Railway Journal

Jamaica Minister of Transport and Works Michael Henry told the House of Representatives on June 8 that the government is holding discussions with Herzog regarding the possibility of establishing a public-private partnership (PPP) to resurrect part of the island’s passenger railway network.Website Insert Keep Your Money In-State copy

After decades of decline, Jamaica Railway Corporation (JRC) withdrew all remaining services in 1992. Passenger services resumed between May Pen and Linstead in April 2011 but the revival was brief and operations ceased once more in August 2012.

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