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Railroad means of transportation Campinas-Jaguariúna: a study on the reuse of tourist the railroad patrimony as attractive

Grant number: 11/18816-1
Support Opportunities:Scholarships in Brazil - Scientific Initiation
Effective date (Start): January 01, 2012
Effective date (End): December 31, 2012
Field of knowledge:Applied Social Sciences - Tourism
Principal Investigator:Eduardo Romero de Oliveira
Grantee:Sheyla de Oliveira
Host Institution: Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP). Campus de Rosana. Rosana , SP, Brazil


This work aims to study the functioning of the Railway Traffic Campinas - Jaguariuna (VFCJ), the first railway to be rescued by the performance of the Brazilian Association of Railway Preservation (ABPF), which aims to reflect a new way to reuse and preservate railways as a tourist attraction. The methodology used in this work will be based on survey data on the deployment of this association in the railway stretch, to raise in-depth details on the operation of the tour, and to study the profile of visitors and also the survey the surrounding tourist infrastructure. Later this work will use oral sources, with members of the association, which is based on the methodology of oral history, as well as questionnaires to tourists. (AU)

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