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Appendix 2

An itinerary of features south of Victoria along the Red Sur mainline and its branches

Km from Santiago

Estación

Notes

0

Santiago (Alameda)

626.0

Victoria

Terminus for service from Lonquimay, and the planned southern transandine line to Zapala. Opened 1890.
1907 house for telegrafist, 4 sidings and permanent coal store to be built. Also 4 huts for workers in the creosoting area. Work started on shed for four locos and a police station.

637.4

Púa

Junction for Lonquimay, and for Traiguén and Los Sauces.
1907 house for station-master and a 500m siding to be built.

647.0???

Perquenco

Station
1907 house for station-master and a 500m siding to be built.

653?

Quillem

1907 house for station-master and a 400m siding to be built.

662.0

Lautaro

1907 house for station-master and a 500m siding to be built.

646.5

Bilbao

674.4

Pillanlelbún

1907 house for station-master to be built.

680.6?

Cajón

Junction for Cherquenco
1907 house for station-master and a 600m siding to be built. Existing sidings to be lengthened by 200m.

690.5

Temuco

Junction for Carahue.
Loco depot.
Opened 1895; electrified 1987.

693.1

Padre las Casas

1907 house for station-master and a 400m siding to be built.

700.5

Metrenco

Station
1907 house for station-master and a 500m siding to be built.

701.9 or 707?

Quepe

1907 house for station-master and a 400m siding to be built.

716.0

Freire

Junction for Cunco & Toltén.
1907 house for station-master and a 500m siding to be built.

718?

Toltén bridge

Bridge over Río Toltén. 450m. Nine spans. Partially collapsed 2016.

719?

Pitrufquén

Station
1907 house for station-master , house for assistant permant-way ganger, and a 500m siding to be built.

733.5

Gorbea

Station
1907 house for station-master to be built.

740.3

Quitratué

Station
1907 house for station-master, a permanent water point and a 400m siding to be built.

749.5

Lastarria

Station
1907 house for station-master and a 400m siding to be built.

760.5

Afquintue

Tunnel, also paradero

769.6

Loncoche

Junction for Villarica.
1907 houses for station-master, telegraphist, PW ganger, and two 500m sidings to be built. Also a coal store, and a permanent water point. Huts built for staff of PW and workshops. Work started on store for workshops and two huts for employees of the same.

778.0

La Paz

1907 house for station-master and a 400m siding to be built.

783.4

Lanco

Triangular junction for Panguipulli.
1907 house for station-master and a 600m siding to be built.

?

Lanco no. 2 bridge

Simple Monier span of 51m, overall length 97m.

?

Leficahue bridge

Simple Monier span of 51m, overall length of 72m.

798.8

Ciruelos

?

Ciruelos no. 2 bridge

Two Monier spans totalling 51m, overall length 97m.

805.4

Mariquina, ex Mailef?

1907 house for station-master, a permanent water point and a siding to be built. Ticket office, goods shed and pointsmens' houses repaired and painted.

Rucaco no. 2 bridge

Simple Monier span of 51m, overall length 146m.

Ruca Pichiu bridge

Two Monier spans totalling 41m, overall length of 80m.

Máfil bridge

Two Monier spans totalling 41m, overall length 80m.

817.4

Mafil

1907 house for station-master and a 600m siding to be built. Ticket office, goods shed and pointsmens' houses repaired and painted.

832.7

Mulpún

1907 house for station-master and a 600m siding to be built. Ticket office, goods shed and pointsmens' houses repaired and painted.

Río Calle Calle no. 1 bridge

Three steel trusses of 60m each, overall length 180m.

Río Calle Calle no. 2 bridge

This is a flood relief bridge on the plain south of the river. It collapsed during the 1960 earthquake and was replaced by a new structure whose piers straddle the locations of the original piers.

835.4

Antihue

Junction for Valdivia. Opened 1907. Balloon loop to enable trains from north to continue southward.
1907 house for station-master, coal store, a permanent water point to be built. Ticket office, goods shed and pointsmens' houses repaired and painted.

841.9???

Purey

1907 house for station-master and a 600m siding to be built. Ticket office, goods shed and pointsmens' houses repaired and painted.

849.7???

Los Lagos ex Collilelfu

Junction for Riñihue; first section of intended trasandino railway, Los Lagos to San Martín de los Andes (Argentina).
1907 houses for station-master and for telegraphists, and a 600m siding to be built. Ticket office, goods shed and pointsmens' houses repaired and painted.

?

Tunnel Los Venados

841.9

Lipingue

864.1

Reumén

1907 house for station-master and a 600m siding to be built. Ticket office, goods shed and pointsmens' houses repaired and painted.

876.1

Paillaco

Water tower and well, both relocated in 1902.
1907 house for station-master and a 600m siding to be built. Ticket office, goods shed and pointsmens' houses repaired and painted.

886.1

Pichi-Ropulli

1907 Ticket office, goods shed and pointsmens' houses repaired and painted. 3 loading platfortms for animals built, 2 huts for workers, a ticket office building, a hut for pointsman, and 23m of platform.

895.0

Los Conales

1907 Ticket office, goods shed and pointsmens' houses repaired and painted. Platforms built, also hut for pointsman, and a platform for loading.

902.1

Rapaco

1907 Platforms built, plus 3 loading platforms,. ticket office, warehouse, and a hut for pointsman.

Llollehue no. 2 bridge

Overall length 169m.

910.5

La Unión

1907 houses for station-master, for telegraphists, and for assistant PW ganger to be built. 1907 Ticket office, goods shed and pointsmens' houses repaired and painted. Hut for pointsmen built and a loading platform.

Río Bueno no. 1 bridge

Three spans, overall length 108m.

Río Bueno no. 2 bridge

Overall length 96m.

914.?

Cocule

Junction for Lago Ranco & Puyehue.

Pilmaiquén no. 1 bridge

Overall length 108m.

Pilmaiquén no. 2 bridge

Overall length 108m.

923.2

Trumag ex Trumao

1907 house for station-master and a 400m siding to be built. Ticket office, goods shed and pointsmens' houses repaired and painted. Warehouse and a pointsman's hut constructed.

935.1

Caracol

1907 house for station-master and a 400m siding to be built. Ticket office, goods shed and pointsmens' houses repaired and painted.

941.1

Chacayal

1907 house for station-master and a 400m siding to be built. Ticket office, goods shed and pointsmens' houses repaired and painted.

Original bridge consisted of multiple spans of simple beams on stone piers. Replaced by new bridge further west when rail route was removed from town streets in 1950s.

Río Damas bridge

Original bridge was steel trusses on curve, later reinforced. Replaced by new bridge further west when rail route was removed from town streets in 1950s.

953.1

Osorno

Junction for Lago Rupanco.
Opened ?
PW ganger's house
1907 ticket office building, house for station-master, a coal store and three 400m sidings to be built. Ticket office, goods shed and pointsmens' houses repaired and painted. Turntable installed to free triangle site for sidings, and shed for two locos under construction. Hut for employees constructed, aslso store for works, hut for pump and a house for PW ganger.

(Ovejería loco shed and goods depot)

961?

Río Rahue bridge

Overall length 172m.

963.8

Sagllue

972.4

Chahuilco

973?

Zarca bridge

Overall length 80m.

978?

Chifin bridge

Overall length 160m.

981.4

Río Negro

996.1

Purranque

1004.7

Corte Alto

Junction for Los Muermos.

1007.7

Casma

1021.6

Frutillar

1029.5

Los Pellines

1034.2

Llanquihue

1039?

Maullin bridge

Two spans, overall length 80m.

1041.9

Puerto Varas

1058.6

Alerce

La Paloma

1079.5

Puerto Montt

Opened 1913.

Branch from Púa to Curacautín and Lonquimay

0

Púa

10.1

Cullico

19.1

Selva Oscura

25.6

Cautín

32.3?

Ran-Ruca

43.6?

Curacautín

53.6

Manzanar

6?.?

Malalcahuello

76.4

Boca Norte

?

Sierra Nevada

?

Lonquimay

Branch from Púa to Los Sauces (distances from Renaico via Angol)

Púa

115.6

Quino

106.7

Tricauco

92.3

Traiguén

82.0

Trigal

73.3

Quiquén

65.9

Santa Rosa

54.5

Saboya

52.5

Los Sauces

Sub-Branch from Quino to Galvarino

Quino

13.4

Chuiquén

22.0?

Galvarino

For narrow gauge branch from Saboya to Capitan Pastene see itinerary in chapter 6.

Branch from Cajon to Cherquenco

Cajon

8.6?

El Natre

13.4

Gral. Lopéz

22.3

El Manzano

27.6

Vilcún

32.5

San Patricio

42.5

Cherquenco

Branch from Temuco to Carahue

Temuco

5.0

Prat

13.5

Labranza

23.7

Borea

34.3

Nueva Imperial

54.1

Ranquilco

58.1

Carahue

Branch from Freire to Cunco

Freire

5.8

Allipén

21.3

Radal

2?.?

Choroico

34.7

Los Laureles

54.2

Las Hortensias

64.9

Cunco

Branch from Freire to Tolten

Freire

14.2

Martinez de Rosas

27.6

Barros Arana

43.0

Teodoro Schidt

56.2

Hualpin

76.5

Tolten

Branch from Loncoche to Villarrica

Loncoche

12.4

Ancahual

28.8

Huiscapi

33.2

Ñancul

64.9

Villarrica

Branch from Lanco to Panguipulli

Lanco

12.0

Ñancul

20.?

Aylin

22.5

Malalhue

34.0

Melefquén

41.?

Calafquén

46.3

Pucón?

53.0

Panguipulli

Branch from Antilhue to Valdivia

Antilhue

9?.2

Pishuinco

15.9

Huellelhue

1907 house for station-master and a 600m siding to be built. Ticket office, goods shed and pointsmens' houses repaired and painted.

2?.3

Valdivia

Station building
Wharf
Houses for station master and administrator
Corrals for animals, and small wharf fronting them
1907 a warehouse of 100 x 15m, a coal store, 22 sidings, an office building, corrals, to be built. Also the following constructed: offices for administration and PW, houses for works manager and accountant, house for pointsman, five huts for track gang and works staff, stores for parcels, and warehouse for track materials. New wells dug at loco shed and 150m of wharf. Work started on two workers' houses, on enlargement of the forge and carpenters' shop, the conversion of the timber store into a carriage shop with a new store attached, the enlargement of the loco shed to take 10 engines, and backfilling the new wharf.

Branch from Los Lagos to Riñihue (metre gauge ex FCTpSM)

Los Lagos (ex Collilelfu)

9.0

Cochin

12.5

Pañaco

15.9

Follilco

20.3

Punahue

25.2

Sta. Julia

26.3

Huidif

34.6

Pds. Muras

39.3

Riñihue

Branch from Empalme Cocule to Lago Ranco

Cocule

13.2

Río Bueno Pasajeros (ex Carlos Condell)

15.1

Río Bueno

23.4

Alfredo Guzman

?

El Laurel

30.5

Crucero

31.5

Trapi

45.7

Vivanco

53.5

Ignao

56?.0

Quillaico

64.4

Lago Ranco

Sub-branch from Crucero to Puyehue

Crucero

7.1

Purrapel

15.7

Champulli

22.2

Chirre

26.7?

Chiscayhue

36.2

Puyehue

Branch from Osorno to Lago Rupanco

Osorno

?

Las Quemas

(Pichil)

Never completed.

(Lo-Blata)

Never completed.

(Pichi-Dama)

Never completed.

(Lago Rupanco)

Never completed.

(Puyehue?)

Never completed.

Branch from Corte Alto to Los Muermos

Corte Alto

15.0

Concordia

27.6

Tegualda

43.7

Fresia

54.3

Parga

64.5

Río Frío

75.3

Los Muermos

(Canelos)

Never completed.

(Lolcura)

Never completed.

(Lepihué)

Never completed.

Information on distances extracted from Esquema de los Ferrocarriles D. T. no. 25 of 2012; other information from The Railways of Chile, Volume IV – Central Chile & V – Southern Chile, W. Simms. Also some distances from EFE document Bases Tecnicas, Licitación Pública, Estudio de Ingenieria Detalle - Diciembre 2015.

21-4-12

Main pages

An overview

Appendices

1 A map of 'Red Sur' •

2 Itinerary of Red Sur mainline

3 Chilean broad gauge locos

4 Chilean metre gauge locos

 

Chapter 5

The south end of the Chilean broad gauge

Glossary

Site map

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