Wed Sep 19th, 2012 at 09:25:43 PM EST
They say an image is worth a thousand words. I have 2000 words for you. This is taken from the blog (in Portuguese) A Nossa Terrinha:
Portuguese rail network
|30 years ago||today|
Rigorously speaking there are still two extra lines operating that were removed from the second figure. But these will be deactivated soon due to cuts.
So, to get out of debt we cut one of the most efficient means of transport (its public and state owned so it has to be bad, right?).
This is going to work fine. So says the confidence fairy.