RailPictures.Net Photo: 2005, 2010, 2402 FCAB (Ferrocarril de Antofagasta a Bolivia) GL26C-2, GT22CU-3 at Ollagüe, Chile by Georg Trüb
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» FCAB (Ferrocarril de Antofagasta a Bolivia) (more..)
» GL26C-2, GT22CU-3 (more..)
» Salar de Carcote (more..)
» Ollagüe, Chile (more..)
» April 29, 2012
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» 2005, 2010, 2402 (more..)
» Unknown
» Georg Trüb (more..)
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The long train with 40 cars and 80 round specialized containers for lead/zinc/silver concentrates from the San Cristobal mine in Bolivia to the port of Mejillones in Chile left the border station Ollagüe about one hour ago. The train crossed the Salar de Carcote on a dam and is now on the ascent to the passage towards the Salar de Ascotan. Distance from the mine to the port is 650 kilometers, trainload about 2320 tons. Pulling are Clyde built GL26C-2 # 2005 and # 2010 from 1971 ex QR (Queensland Railway) and GT22CU-3 # 2402 built in 1963 (former FNC Ferrocarriles Nacionales de Colombia # 410, former STF Sociedad de Transportes Ferroviarios # 1210).
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