Ecuador, train route from Ibarra to Salinas begins operations

Posted on December 13, 2011 • Filed under: Culture, Economy, Ecuador, TRAVEL

The sound of the bell at the train station in Ibarra attract the gaze of hundreds of people who are gathering in the Obelisk. In this place at 16:00 today, will inaugurate the rehabilitation of the section Ibarra-Salinas with 30 kilometers, after two years of stagnation.

The train reached the station in Salinas in 1945, 16 years after the coming into operation the route Quito-Ibarra. An axis of economic development is generated with this new service in the north. The route ‘Freedom’ (Ibarra-Salinas), was in operation for 65 years. Read Article

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