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Rio's Olympic Tram Breaks Down on First Day

A new tram built as part of a drive to improve infrastructure in Rio de Janeiro for the Olympic Games broke down on Monday, its first full day in operation. One of the trains on the light rail system, known as the VLT, which connects Rio's Santos Dumont airport to downtown, lost power and came to a halt at around 3 p.m. local time, City Hall said in a statement. Passengers were forced to disembark and continue their journey on foot. "The service was re-established in nearly...

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