Between Callao and Lima, the right of way has been squatted for a long time. Poor people have built their dwellings just short of the main track. Although illegal, it i... (more)
Desemparados station used to be the main passenger depot in Lima. It is located in the historic centre of Lima, next to the Presidential Palace and adjacent to the ... (more)
Focused on his job, he also looks happy, for he has ahead of him about 160 km of an exceptional work do do. The Monserrate Yard in Lima is at 150 m above sea level (492 ft) whereas the summit, jus... (more)
A Tren Urbano opens up on a test run to Atocongo Station. Hopefully a consession will be signed and the service will reopen for passengers.
re-shaping of the profile of the weels without dis-assembling the axle. This is actually a lathe. It spins the axle while a cutting edge re-profiles the wheel.
Sunshine in the workshops ...
No. 412 is about to get back into daily service.
This is the result of a collision with a rock of about 50 tons weight, found on the rails behind a curve when descending from Ticlio to Casapalca. Emergency braking of the engineer was of little e... (more)