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Appendix 20

 

Conditional Fruit Train No. 1074 — Cipolletti to Kilómetro 5.
(Runs daily as required)

Station

Time

Remarks added by website editors

CIPOLLETTI

departs

2.30

As the train starts at Cipolletti, traffic from the Cinco Saltos fruit packing depot must be brought here for marshalling. The train engine would presumably run light from Neuquén shed.

Gral/ F. Oro

passes

2.41

Allen

arrives

2.53

32 minutes stop, presumably to pick up wagons loaded at the fruit packing depot.

"

departs

3.25

Ct. M. Guerrico

passes

3.38

Cnel. J. J. Gómez

arrives

3.50

20 minutes stop, possibly to allow more wagons to be picked up.

"

departs

4.10

A. Stefanelli

passes

4.25

Cervantes

passes

4.39

Mainqué

passes

4.47

Ing. L. A. Huergo

arrives

4.55

10 minutes stop, to take on water?

"

departs

5.05

Villa Regina

arrives

5.25

50 minutes stop, specifically to cross train 41, but also to pick up wagons.

"

X41

"

departs

6.15

Chichinales

passes

6.32

Kilóm. 1071

passes

6.58

Chelforó

arrives

7.15

15 minutes stop, to take on water?

"

departs

7.25

Kilóm. 1040

passes

7.45

Chimpay

passes

8.05

Cnel. Belisle

passes

8.22

Darwin

arrives

8.45

15 minutes, to take on water, change crew and attach assisting engine?

"

departs

9.00

Kilóm. 966

passes

9.30

B. Zorilla

passes

9.49

Kilóm. 934

passes

10.04

Fortín Uno

arrives

10.25

10 minutes stop, to take on water?

"

departs

10.35

Kilóm. 899

passes

10.56

Pichi Mahuida

passes

11.11

Kilóm. 867

passes

11.30

Juan de Garay

arrives

11.51

5 minutes stop, to take on water?

"

departs

11.56

Kilóm. 829

passes

12.20

Río Colorado

arrives

12.44

41 minutes stop, specifically to cross train 39 and lunch break?

X39

"

departs

13.25

Anzoátegui

passes

13.58

Gaviotas

passes

14.16

Kilóm. 754

passes

14.31

Montes de Oca

passes

14.46

Algarrobo

passes

15.05

N. Lavalle

passes

15.32

Médanos

arrives

15.49

6 minutes stop to cross train 101

X101

"

departs

15.55

Argerich

passes

16.10

Gral. Cerri

passes

16.30

Emp. Aguará

passes

16.40

Cabina Oeste

arrives

16.53

12 minutes stop, to change engine?

"

departs

17.05

Spurr

passes

17.11

BAHÍA BLANCA

arrives

17.20

runs straight through on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays; but stops for 20 minutes on Sundays, Mondays and Thursdays; and for 80 minutes on Tuesdays and on to Saavedra (double track, Bahía Blanca to Saavedra) where it has a stop of respectively 80 minutes, 60 minutes and 60 minutes before proceeding on to Kilómetro 5.

A 15B takes a fruit train through Sierra de la Ventana station. A little outside our area, but it shows what the trains looked like.

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