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BRT map of Rio de Janeiro with Transoeste, Transcarioca and Transolimpica lines Public transport map of Rio de Janeiro.png
BRT map of Rio de Janeiro with Transoeste, Transcarioca and Transolimpica lines
Fleet of regular and articulated buses operating the BRT Transoeste corridor at the Terminal Alvorada, Barra da Tijuca. Rio 01 2013 TransOeste 5824.JPG
Fleet of regular and articulated buses operating the BRT Transoeste corridor at the Terminal Alvorada, Barra da Tijuca.

Transoeste is a bus rapid transit (BRT) line stretching from Barra da Tijuca to Santa Cruz, with a branch to Campo Grande. TransOeste was the first line to open in the Rio de Janeiro BRT system. The corridor was a transformation of the Avenida das Américas to expand the carriageways for exclusive use of high capacity buses, the BRT (Bus Rapid Transit), with transfer stations in the median, and also included the construction of the Grota Funda Tunnel. The Transoeste corridor was inaugurated on June 6, 2012. [1] [2]


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