6 Highest Railways In The World

2. Lima-Huancayo: Ticlio, Peru.

4,829 metres high (highest railway in the Americas) 1851

Another example of a line built to enable the reliable and swift transport of bulky mine ore, the Lima-Huancayo railway is still in use primarily as a freight operation. However, acknowledging the many spectacular views offered by the route, the owners offer regular tourist sightseeing rides, even though the line no longer offers passenger transport as standard.

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