Cuba will invest $40 million in computerization of railroad system
The implementation of fiber optic transmission in railroads in Cuba, which will favor an improvement in the communications system of that means of transport, is expected to culminate this year up to the province of Camagüey, and subsequently spread to Santiago de Cuba.
Links via cellular technology will allow continuous communication between trains, dispatch offices and stations, to thereby issue track orders, which regulate all movement of trains, with greater security than that offered by the way currently used, with a high degree of obsolescence.
The country plans to invest about 1.3 billion dollars in the modernization of the sector between 2016 and 2021.
Cuba was the first Latin American country to have trains and seventh in the world to use them.