Train Ride (Argentina) (4 parts)

In short:
Ride through wilderness. Just like the wild wild west.
Route: Salta -> Chorrillos -> Mina Concordia
Total duration: 5 hrs. 54 min. 08 sec.

Part 1:




Video by: TRAINVIDEO

More info:
The Argentine railway network consisted of a 47,000 km (29,204 mi) network at the end of the Second World War and was, in its time, one of the most extensive and prosperous in the world. However, with the increase in highway construction, there followed a sharp decline in railway profitability, leading to the break-up in 1993 of Ferrocarriles Argentinos, the state railroad corporation. During the period following privatisation, private and provincial railway companies were created and resurrected some of the major passenger routes that FA once operated.

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Links:
Salta (Wikipedia)
Rail transport in Argentina (Wikipedia)
Argentina (Wikipedia)

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