Ferrocarril del Pacífico

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Ferrocarril del Pacífico
ALCo C628 on a short freight (9041531427).jpg
FCP #604, an ALCO Century 628, leads a short freight through Nogales in 1975.
Reporting markFCP
Dates of operation1950–1987
SuccessorFerrocarriles Nacionales de México
Track gauge1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) standard gauge

The Ferrocarril del Pacífico is a former railroad line of Mexico that operated from Nogales, Sonora to Guadalajara, Jalisco via Mazatlán, Sinaloa.

It ran passenger trains between these points: El Yaqui and Mexicali, Nogales, Sonora -- Guadlajara, Jalisco via Benjamín Hill, Sonora and Mazatlán, Sinaloa; and shorter routes: Mazatlán - Naco and Guadlajara - San Marcos.[1]

It was absorbed into Ferrocarriles Nacionales de México in 1984.[2]

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  1. ^ Official Guide of the Railways, June, 1961, p. 965.
  2. ^ Ferrocarril del Pacífico railway Archived 2008-01-23 at the Wayback Machine

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