The Brazilian state Mato Grosso’s capital Cuiabá forms a metropolitan area together with Várzea Grande, Santo Antônio do Leverger and Nossa Senhora do Livramento. Together they attain a population of approximately 850,000 inhabitants.
They have been building since 2012 the Cuiabá/Várzea Grande LRT, which is scheduled for opening in 2014 just in time for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
The rolling stock is being built by CAF (Urbos 3 trams).
A couple of days ago the first trams started arriving: