The Ernesto Copello bridge is located at km 166.3 between Chinchan and Ticlio at 4592 meters above sea level (15066 ft). This small bridge - 50 meters long - is located on a spectacular high mount... (more)
On the La Oroya ot Cerro de Pasco line, here is the double "Zig-Zag" switchback, with Zig-Zag Abajo (Abajo = below, bottom) and Zig-Zag Arriba (arriba = above, top).
The Sacrape horseshoe curve above Balta is one of the exceptions where the builders managed to avoid a switchback. In fact, together with the Balta horseshoe tunnel, it is a series of 2 consecutiv... (more)
1009 and 1008 take a break at the Chicla switchback siding
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)
Chinchan from above (Chinchan is at 4360 m asl / 14300 ft)