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The Environmental Challenges Faced by Ecuador?s Train System

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The Tren Crucero train system is a major source of tourist revenue for the Ecuadorian government. But it also faces big environmental challenges: from floods to landslides to major earthquakes.

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Embark on a South American adventure across punishing terrain and up the Northern Andes. This three-day expedition aboard Ecuador's Tren Crucero travels from the Pacific city of Guayaquil to the capital city of Quito and through such treacherous landmarks as the Avenue of the Volcanoes and the Devil's Nose. See what it takes to keep this luxury railway train running through dense jungles, busy cities, and multiple climate zones.

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