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Address: Calle 24 Esquina Mendez Colonia Pacifico, Ciudad de Chihuahua | Tel: +52 (614) 439-7211 Desde Mexico: 01 800 122-4373, Chihuahua 31020, Mexico
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Last passenger train in all of Mexico

I started out by taking a bus down to Los Mochis and climbing on the economy train. Then, (probably in 2006), the fare was $66.00 US one-way to Chihuahua. The trip took 18 hours... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 10, 2015
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Chino Valley, Arizona, United States
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Chino Valley, Arizona, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

I started out by taking a bus down to Los Mochis and climbing on the economy train. Then, (probably in 2006), the fare was $66.00 US one-way to Chihuahua. The trip took 18 hours one-way and was more than terrific. No food or water on the train so stopping often is the only way to buy stuff along the way.... More 

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Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

I just got back from Copper Canyon on El Chepe. I have to say that it was a beautiful, unique trip, with some problems in between. The train is really nice- you can pay for either first class or economic, depending on the day and direction. There is a website you can look at in English or Spanish and it... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I was in Cuauhtemoc on a business trip and had one day off. I decided to take a ride on Chepe to Divisadero and back. I have heard a lot, but I never thought that it would be so beautiful! It was a fantastic trip. Will do it again next time.

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Creel, Mexico
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97 reviews 97 reviews
57 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

From sea level to 8,400 ft. in 10 hrs. Many, many tunnels and trestles with incredible views and a 180 degree switchback inside the mountain! An old style narrow gauge railway with first and second class, as well as a dining car. Food's ok, but killer coffee! It is the only passenger train still in operation in Mexico and is... More 

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Mexico City
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120 reviews 120 reviews
58 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Best rout is taking the train at Topolobampo and 'climbing up' the Sierra Madre. Get seats on the right-hand side of the train (facing south). This season rain has been extensive and the whole área looks green and more beautiful tan ever. Creel is a definite must!

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Branchville, New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Comfortable, lots of leg room, security on board, food available, can get on/off at various places for overnight stay. Goes all the way to the Sea of Cortez.

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El Paso, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

A very nice trip to see in Mexico, travel in the only one passengers train in Mexico, well there is another in Guadalajara to Tequila but shor like one or two hours.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Just experience of riding in a train like in the 40's. Enjoyed landscapes of small villages and massive agricultural land and apple trees by the thousands. Mountain areas even more fulfilling.

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Independence, Missouri
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

We ahve been talking about this trip for over ten years, making only two hotel reservations and a train ticket yet to be bought. The marning departure at 0600 is a bit early, but we made it OK. The sights as the sun rises and the diffrernt eco-zones were absoutely fascinating! Train conductors and Cocina staff were all very friendly... More 

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San Francisco, California
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177 reviews 177 reviews
75 attraction reviews
275 helpful votes 275 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

El Chepe is an engineering marvel that passes through dozens of tunnels and bridges crossing some truly spectacular scenery. If not for the (slightly overblown) perceptions of risk, this along with surrounding Copper Canyon should be Mexico's #1 tourist attraction. I recommend doing the journey only one way though, because you do see the same thing on the way back.... More 

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