Subway: Line A to be closed from January 12 to March 8
January 4, 2013
Line A of the subway closed from Jan. 12 to March 8, including the reforms announced Friday Buenos Aires Subway (Sbase).
“Among other things, the plan calls for the removal of the 55 cars Le Brugeoise 100 years old today are working to replace them with 45 new cars with air conditioning and the latest technology,” said the president of the Buenos Aires Subway (Sbase), Juan Pablo Piccardo.
The official said that it is absolutely essential to the closure of the line to make these adjustments, which involve, among other things, the power change, recruitment, testing and training of guards cars and drivers, but asked “apologize to all users “.
Regarding the fate of the cars Le Brugeoise, SBASE confirmed it will preserve at least 15 cars and made “a careful conservation of them following international standards for future residents and tourists can relive them in all its glory as a tourist walk weekend”.
In addition, they are working on various projects that include both donating cars to civic associations and other similar bodies to be used for cultural and recreational services to all residents of the City.