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Riobamba Ecuador, Riobamba Train Station

The train ride from the city of Riobamba is a unique experience, where the route passes through unique scenery and cultural diversity, where you can see the rich tapestry of carefully and well cultivated Andean highlands, contrasting with the rough and rugged landscape of the moor. The trans-Andean railway is spectacular attraction for domestic and foreign tourists who want to see the variety of climates and cultural and natural scenery of the central valley, which is known as the Avenue of the Volcanoes.

Data of interest

  • City:Riobamba
  • Sector:Center
  • Address:10 Agosto and Carabobo
  • Schedule:Monday to Sunday
  • Cost of revenue:-

 

 

Information of Riobamba Train Station

The trans-Andean railway is spectacular attraction for domestic and foreign tourists who want to see the variety of climates and cultural and natural scenery of the central valley, which is known as the Avenue of the Volcanoes. During the administration of President Eloy Alfaro in 1895, began building the "most difficult railway in the world", the technicians who were in charge of the work was the Americans Archer Harman and Edward Morely. The construction of the railway was intended to link the coast with the mountains. The train arrived in the city of Alausí for the first time in September 1902 and Riobamba in July 1905.

The route Riobamba-Alausí-Sibambe-Alausí is a masterpiece of railway engineering because it allows the train to climb a slope ranging from 1800 meters to 2600 meters above sea level, the railway moves forward and then backward and zigzagging across the tracks rises and falls a sheer top, so it is listed as one of the biggest attractions in Ecuador and the province of Chimborazo.

The train leaves from the train station at the center of the city of Riobamba to Devil's Nose, located at 2346 meters over sea level., Passes and gaps Cajabamba Colta and Guamote small town, which has an endless landscape and offers visitors culture, folklore and handicrafts that are present in the Indian fair, where are sold and traded many different products in a mosaic of their own original culture.

Later, at the back of Chimborazo, the train reaches the desert of Palmyra replanted, continuing the journey, the train passes by the prudent and cautious "Golden Ball", a place full of legends and appearances that amaze and thrill the listeners who.

After stops in a picturesque village in the mountains, called Alausí to bring hundreds of eager tourists who want to go to Sibambe station to view a larger tourist resort of the railway, the famous Devil's Nose, monumental work of the last century that a decline in the midst of a surprising strength and unique adventure finds more difficult to train in the world.

During this adventure vertigo seizes passengers who witness the beautiful view offered by this natural balcony.

Riobamba Train Station, Ecuador

 

Map Riobamba Train Station, Riobamba Ecuador

Riobamba Train Station, Ecuador

 

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