All aboard! New metro line on track to open for Rio 2016 Olympic Games

June 1, 2016 6:11 PM

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A new metro line linking Rio de Janeiro's city centre, tourist neighbourhoods and beach areas to the main Olympic zone will start operating on 1 August, the state government of Rio de Janeiro has confirmed.

During the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, which begin on 5 August, services on Line 4 will run from 6am to 1am on working days and Saturdays and from 7am to 1am on Sundays and public holidays.

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