The Law for the Strengthening of the Costa Rican Railway Institute (Incofer - Instituto costarricense de ferrocariles) and the Promotion of Interurban Electric Train in the Great Metropolitan Area aims to modernize rail transportation in Costa Rica. It encourages the Incofer to electrify, rebuild, improve and extend the already existing railway network and allows it to take on debt up to a maximum equivalent to 40% of its assets (source: