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Railway Tourist Service

Summary

The Train to the Clouds

TRAIN TO THE CLOUDS was born in 1972 as a ferrotourism enterprise. Recognized for providing unique and exclusive landscapes in the world, it is strategically located in the town of San Antonio de los Cobres (Salta – Argentina). Currently, it is visited by thousands of journalists, communicators (or media) and national and international tourists; These describe it as an unforgettable experience, since during its journey the most impressive works of engineering of the last century are traversed.

In addition, it allows you to marvel at its picturesque and rustic regions, knowing its distinguished crafts, museums, and its delicious local gastronomy.

The train to the clouds is at 4.220 m.s. and has rigorous international quality and safety standards. According to legend, among the inhabitants of the area, it is the direct intermediary between land and dreams. It is responsible for the Puna Salta merges with the sky.

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Chronology

Timeline

Creation of the State Society SFTSE

Creation of the State Society SFTSE

In July 2014, Governor Dr. Juan Manuel Urtubey decided to create the state company Tren a las Nubes SFTSE to provide a service with international quality and safety standards.

First official tourist trip

First official tourist trip

On July 16, 1972 the first official tourist trip was made, which will be maintained for 18 years until 1990.

Experimental Train Trip

Experimental Train Trip

The venture, now world-renowned, was born at the initiative of the authorities of the General Belgrano Railroad, who, at the end of 1971, decided to run a train with a Ganz-Mavag experimental high-mountain motor car with officials and journalists, the idea...

Inaugural trip of the branch C-14 after 27 years of construction

Inaugural trip of the branch C-14 after 27 years of construction

From the year 1916, in the Argentine Republic railway policy takes on a new approach, President Hipólito Yrigoyen intends to promote the development of new national regions through the extension of development lines. On March 14, 1921, ratified by the...

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