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FCCA (Ferrocaril Central Andino) (more..)
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Cacray Arriba (more..)
Rio Blanco, Peru (more..)
August 15, 2019
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Dead-end tunnel

For some switchbacks, there is so little space available on the hillside that the dead-end tracks had to be dug in the mountain. The Chicla and Cacray Arriba switchbacks were built this way, with quite unique "no-through" tunnels. The sign on the wall reads "Fin de Via" / "End of Track". Not sure if the sign is really needed to warn locomotive engineers that they can't go any further.
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