Costa Rica News – It is always funny to me to see the promises from the Costa Rican government.  This time it is in relation to the train system in the country.
Not in the too distant past there was a train wreck between two trains in Costa Rica.  Now come promises of train upgrades and a new system.
The Costa Rican Institute of Railways (Incofer) has promised a new modern service and electronic payment of tickets from cell phones or vending machines, hopefully by January 2017.
Allowing passengers to cancel passage digitally has many benefits.
It modernizes the rail transit system. It will enable quicker boarding, more efficient accounting, more riders allowed per train, and the system will come with built in WIFI.
It will cost about $2 million

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