The night is falling on La Oroya as FCCA 538 shunts some cars. The yard is surrounded by mountains on almost all sides and it occupies most of the available flat land.
Built by Beyer-Peacock (UK), preserved by the FCCA, not operational
At day break, the maintenance-of-way shops in the La Oroya yard are full of speeders. A lot of activity goes on to make track teams, their equipment and supplies ready for another day of hard work... (more)
This weird-looking vehicle is a maintenance of way speeder
Westbound going in the direction of Lima, FCCA 1016 is climbing the East side of the Andes Range after leaving La Oroya, following the Rio Yauli (Yauli River). The train is unusually long, which r... (more)
Crossing the Rio Mantaro on the way from La Oroya to Cerro de Pasco
Shunting at day break in the La Oroya yard
Paquita was built in the 1930's at the railroad's own Guadalupe shops near Lima. It is still in operation today. It was named Paquita to honor the wife of the then Peruvian President Oscar Benavid... (more)