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Japeri Train Station

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30 de November de 2020

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Japeri’s train station is historic. It’s part of the first railway built by the Estrada de Ferro Dom Pedro II company, renamed Estrada de Ferro Central do Brasil in 1889. The first stretch of railroad was dedicated in 1858, connecting Rio’s Central Station to Japeri, formerly known as Belém. The station’s oldest building was made with elements imported from England.
The timbered edifice followed the style used in northern Europe buildings, with wooden stakes creating a crate effect and with solid brick sealing. The roof was originally made with French tiles. The front’s decoration is made of the geometric designs formed by the wooden structure itsef as well as by other details in wood.

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  • In the year of 1960, the paying train of Brasil Central railway was attacked and robbed nearby the Japeri Train Station. The event became notorious due the amount of money that was stolen. The robbery was widely reported by the Brazilian media, and became a theme for the movie "The Assault on the Paying Train" directed by Roberto Farias at the year of 1962. In November of 2015 the film entered the list of Brazilian Association of Film Critics (Abraccine) as one of the 100 best Brazilian films of all time.
  • The wagon used in the movie was the real one, the Central agreed to rebuild it. The bullet holes can be seen in the picture.
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Address: Lenir Ferreira Street, Downtown, 26375520 – Japeri – RJ
Distance from the capital: 75km
Phone: +55 (21) 2153-3001
+55 (21) 2153-3002
+55 (21) 3626-3701
+55 (21) 3626-3778
Email: imprensasupervia@cdn.com.br
Website: www.supervia.com.br/pt-br/estacao/japeri
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday from 3:30am to 11pm. Saturdays from 4:15am to 8:30om. Sundays and Holidays from 4:15am to 9:30pm.

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