Cows on the track!North of Junin, a Cerro de Pasco to La Oroya train has some trouble travelling through a pasture area. Helped by the horn of the engine, the Brakeman pushes a herd... (more)
The aptly named "Little Hell"
Shunting cars at the World's highest tunnel
At a height of 4781 m asl (15686 ft), the FCCA 1008 shunts cars on the Galera tracks by entering and exiting the summit tunnel. This wor... (more)
A short upgrade train is approaching Casapalca. It has only 4 cars. This is a section of a train that was too heavy for climbing in one piece. Usually, upgrade trains are empty and it is trains go... (more)
At the historical railroad summit of the world - altitude 4681 m (15686 ft) -, all tracks are full of trains while a small incident that closed the line for some hours ... (more)
Thin air, heavy metal with grime, and snow.
The Andes range viewed from the east side and the altiplano, about 4200 m above sea level.
Infiernillo from below
Here is an opposite angle to the RPN picture 361316 of the famous “Puente Infiernillo”, ... (more)
On the Central Andino, at 4650 m above sea level (15256 ft), a series of tunnels in a spectacular area allows the line to cross rocky outcrops and promontories on the s... (more)