RailPictures.Net Photo: FCCA 1011 FCCA (Ferrocaril Central Andino) GE C30M-3 at Ticlio, Peru by Jean-Marc Frybourg
 
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FCCA (Ferrocaril Central Andino) (more..)
GE C30M-3 (more..)
Central Andino Railway Callao-La Oroya (more..)
Ticlio, Peru (more..)
December 06, 2009
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FCCA 1011 (more..)
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Jean-Marc Frybourg (more..)
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Incredible! Would you imagine that a standard gauge mainline could be built in such a landscape? You would say that you can't believe it. I've seen it these days with my own eyes and I still can't believe it. This is on the FCCA of Peru, the toughest and most spectacular railway in the world and in addition the second highest after the recently built Tibet railroad. In scarcely 108 miles it climbs from sea level at the Port of El Callao to 15675 feet / 4781 meters at Galera. Picture shot between Casapalca and Ticlio where the grade is 4.32% and the altitude is around 4500m / 14700 ft.
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