Rainforest Ecological Train
National parks of Argentina
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The Rainforest Ecological Train or Waterfalls Train (Tren de las Cataratas or Tren ecologico de la selva) is an environmentally-friendly train that runs through the forest inside Iguazu National Park in the north of the province of Misiones of Argentina, It can transport 120 passengers over seven kilometres (nearly five miles) of track from the Visitors Centre up to the Cataratas (Waterfalls) Station and the Garganta (Devil's Gorge) Station, it transports aproximtelly 900,000 visitors yearly.
The little train was built in England by the workshops of the Alan Keef Ltd company, in Ross-on-Wye, 200 kilometers to the west of London, it is painted all green and it consists of a propane locomotive pulling four opened roofed wagons with wooden seats at the sides so that the passengers have direct contact with the forest. Its track gauge is .
Cataratas Station: Main terminal consisting of a commercial area, restrooms, first-aid room and Park Ranger offices.
Waterfalls Station: A square, lounge area, fast food services and restrooms. Pathways to the Lower and Upper Circuits.
'''Devil's Gorge Station''': It has a square, restrooms and fast food premises. Direct access to the Devil's Gorge walkway, which reaches balconies built over the edge of the waterfall, at 90 metres height.
Iguazu National Park
"An Ecological Alternative in the Waterfalls", Iguazu National Park
"Tren Ecologico de la Selva", Parque Nacional Iguazu Argentina (Spanish)
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