Ferrocarriles Mediterráneos

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Ferrocarriles Mediterráneos S.A. (FEMED) is a company in Argentina which operates a 5 ft 6 in (1,676 mm) broad gauge railway line between Córdoba and Villa Maria built by the British-owned Central Argentine Railway, which became part of Ferrocarril General Bartolomé Mitre after railway nationisation in 1948.

As part of a national railway privatisation plan, carried out under the presidency of Carlos Menem, a concession to operate the line was granted to the government of Córdoba Province in 1992 and was later transferred to FEMED in January 1999.

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  • "Argentina: Freight Railroad Privatisation". Railway Age. February 1994.