Train to Extend Line 3 to Penonomé, Santiago and David

The government plans to analyze the feasibility of building a light rail line which would connect line 3 with other provinces, in a first stage to Penonomé, a second to Santiago and a third to David, Chiriqui.

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

In a statement on, it is indicated that "... along with the construction of Metro Line 3 to the sector of West Panama, the administration has scheduled the feasibility studies necessary for the construction of a Light Rail line to connect Line 3 with the rest of the country, through a first tranche to Penonomé, a second to Santiago and a third stretch to David, Chiriqui.

"For Panama, investing in a mass transport system is a priority and our administration wants to leave a clear roadmap of work and investments we need to make with a State vision looking to 2030 to connect the entire country." Added Varela.

"... The Panamanian president said his administration is evaluating options to expand Metro Line 2 eoyj new stations will be integrated to the bus system, as part of the expansion and modernization of the public transport system."

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