Riding the Rails in Argentina and Chile
A speeder club in Argentina was formed in 2007. They have already organized excursions. The people involved in these excursions were Eduardo Prigenzi, Manfred Haase, Germán Versellino, Iván Juarez, Jorge Martín and Cesar Guillen. The information on this page was supplied by Manfred Haase. For any questions email to firstname.lastname@example.org
*NEW* April 2009 - ABRAMO
January 2009 - 1250 km Ride Covering 6 States in Argentina
July 2008 - Speeder exhibition inside the Bahía Blanca Plaza Shopping
On February 5th. 2007 we started the trip with two speeders from Ingeniero White Harbor (on the Atlantic Ocean) in Buenos Aires province.
our speeders on the first day of the journey.
One stop 50 kilometers away from the Colorado river.
over the Colorado River.
crossing at Pichi Mahuida station in Rio Negro Province.
We met the railroad staff fixing the rails (the speeder that is away from the tracks belongs to the railroad staff).
across the Patagonic plateau.
over Neuquen river.
One stop on the way, a few kilometers from Challaco station on the Patagonic steppe.
End of the
first part. Argentine tracks end in Zapala city. We traveled
The Andes Range
crossing was made by trailer.
the Andes our speeders are on Chilean tracks, Victoria station.
Waiting for a train to cross at Buenuraqui station.
We returned to the starting point by van. We traveled 1000 kilometers of railroads in 6 days. Photo of the Andes crossing.
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Last Edited 19 April, 2009