Brasil

Existing & Under Construction
Belo Horizonte
Bertioga (Itatinga)
Brasilia
Campos do Jordao
Cariri
Curtiba
Fortaleza
Maceio
Piraju

Pocos de Caldas
Porte Allegre
Recife
Rio de Janeiro
Salvador
Santos
Sao Paulo

Planned

Baixada Santista
Goiania
Natal
Piracicaba

São Carlos
Sao Jose  dos Campos
Vitoria

Honorable Mention

Campinas(closed)
Macapa
Teresina




Fortaleza

subway, light rail under construction

Line one of the two line Fortaleza metro, or "Metrofor", 
opened in 2012. Both lines are being converted from suburban railway standards to metro, including a 4 km tunnel under the city. The first line will have 18 stations, the second 10. The Empressa (operating authority) also mentions the construction of a 22 km cargo line which will share the metro's tracks. When completed, the system is expected to have four lines and 62.8 km of track.

Plans for the city's 12.4 km Line 3 are in the advanced stages.
Tunneling is scheduled to begin in 2014.



Light Rail

Fortaleza's Ramal Parangaba - Mucuripe 12.7 km light rail line is under construction and
expected to open in 2014.

Official Home Page including a map
Wikipedia page
Urban Rail page
Facebook page


commuter railway