• Chihuahua al Pacífico Railroad

  • General discussion related to all railroad clubs, museums, tourist and scenic lines. Generally this covers museums with static displays, museums that operate excursions, scenic lines that have museums, and so on. Check out the Tourist Railway Association (TRAIN) for more information.
General discussion related to all railroad clubs, museums, tourist and scenic lines. Generally this covers museums with static displays, museums that operate excursions, scenic lines that have museums, and so on. Check out the Tourist Railway Association (TRAIN) for more information.

Moderators: Miketherailfan, rob216

  by Jeff Smith
 
Interesting: https://planeta.com/chihuahua-al-pacifico/
For visitors to the Copper Canyon, a train ride is a must. The famous train runs from Chihuahua City to Los Mochis, Sinaloa on the Pacific coast.

Known as ChP or Chepe, the dramatic 653-kilometer (406-mile) trip takes 16 hours, including brief stops on the first-class run and longer and more frequent stops on the second-class service. The train roars through the Sierra Madre Occidental, generally barreling through the mountainsides, although there are plenty of switchbacks. This railroad line boasts 87 tunnels and 37 soaring bridges, making it a world-class train trip.
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