Mexico’s most remarkable train journey | Meaningful Travel

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Mexico has only one passenger train, known as El Chepe. The line is a remarkable feat of engineering, which weaves over 600km through terrain as difficult as it is spectacular. It sets off from Chihuahua, the state bordering Texas, sweeps through the extraordinary Copper Canyon before running down to Los Mochis, the beach town where drug lord El Chapo was captured in Sinaloa. The FT’s Mexico and Central America correspondent Jude Webber spends a day on El Chepe and sees a different side of Mexico.

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