Deep in the heart of the Sacred Valley the newest locomotive to the Peru Rail 3 foot gauge is #500 (2nd) hauling a string of coaches through the town of Piskacuchu, or as the tourist know it as KM... (more)
Train at the top of the world! A stop at the 14,200 ft La Raya pass which is the highest point of the Puno-Cuzco line. The baggage car behind the ancient locomotive contains a large caterpillar ... (more)
The engineer inspects engine 487 prior to its journey through the Sacred Valley.
Trainmen ready 487 and its train for a morning run down the Urubamba Valley to Machu Picchu.
Perurail 358 rolls east along the Urubamba River, with a load of tourist headed to Ollantaytambo. Early 2010 this section of the line was washed out by a major flood that was the worst in the area... (more)
rolling downhill along the Carretera towards Arequipa with empty cars
751 took over a loaded tank car train to Juliaca and further to Cuzco in Pillones. Now, she is rolling at km 160 from Arequipa and 3400meters asl along some interesting rock formations.
Andean Explorer begun your trip to Cuzco.
Perurail 751 has taken over a loaded petrol train at Pillones and rolls towards Juliaca. Note the stones - looking like cast around - as well as the structures in the background.
Perurail 751 has some loaded tank cars bound for Cuzco as it runs through the high desert in the last rays of the evening sun.
Perurail 752 and 756 have just arrived to Mollendo with their train of empty tank cars. They will be filled the next morning.
In the distance, you see the small castle above the beach, the Pacif... (more)
A train full of precious copper concentrate cautiously goes down the sharp grade of the coastal cliffs above Matarani.
The night is falling above Matarani as the tank train bound for Arequipa, Juliaca and Petroperú near Cuzco climbs the coastal range and approaches the flat desert.
The train goes shopping
The train does its shopping at the market in Juliaca. The picture shows it collecting some fruits.
The Julliaca market stretches over every av... (more)
Perurail vs. Coca-Cola Peru
This is not a "near miss" but the effect of a long telephoto lens.