La Nariz del Diablo (Devils Noise)

La Nariz del Diablo (Devils Noise) is a famous landmark of the railway line section between Riobamba (2'754 m) and Alausi (2'360 m / distance 26 kilometres). It includes the spectacular ride at La Nariz del Diablo. The train is descending steep slopes on series of switchbacks.

The "Nariz del Diablo train" underwent major renovations from 2009 to 2011 and now boasts completely modernized cars which, unlike the old train, do not pollute the environment with clouds of black smoke.  


 Ecuador Devils Noise stamp Nariz del Diablo 1942

Ecuador 1942, Nariz del Diablo (Devils Noise).