EL FERROCARRIL ELECTRICO EN CUBA

Se describen los antecedentes del ferrocarril electrico urbano y suburbano en Cuba desde finales del siglo XIX. Durante los primeros aNos del siglo XX, la transportacion de pasajeros en la capital tuvo un crecimiento sostenido y los trenes electricos desempenaban un papel fundamental debido al deplorable estado de las calles y caminos, a la situacion economica del pais y a la politica que mantuvieron los gobiernos imperantes. A partir de los anos treinta comenzo la decadencia de los trenes electricos por varias causas: la crisis economica del ano 1929, la Segunda Guerra Mundial y el desarrollo del transporte automotor, hechos que, practicamente, contribuyeron a que el ferrocarril electrico desapareciera como medio de transporte colectivo en Cuba. Resumen en ingles: This work describes the antecedents of the urban electric railroad and suburban in Cuba, from final of the XIX century. During the first years of the XX century, the transportation of passengers in the capital, had a sustained growth where the electric trains played a fundamental paper, what was influenced by state of the streets and roads, the economic situation of the country and the politics in this respect of the prevailing governments. However, starting from the years 30, the decadence of the electric trains influenced by the economic crises of the year 1929 begins, the Second World War, the development of the self-driven transport, ending up these practically to disappear like collective transport in Cuba.

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  • Accession Number: 01193881
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Centro de Estudios y Experimentación de Obras Públicas (CEDEX)
  • Files: ITRD
  • Created Date: Oct 7 2010 3:19PM