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Railroads of Central America

Click on a flag to learn about railroads in continental Central America. Information is subject to change - get the latest status on the attached phone numbers before you travel.

From my own experience

Guatemala Guatemala
Ferrovías Guatemala - freight trains on 322 km from Guatemala City to Puerto Barrios. Two railroad museums. More ...
Honduras Honduras
Ferrocarril Nacional de Honduras - state company, operating three isolated segments with both passenger and freigh transport. More ...
El Salvador El Salvador
FENADESAL - state company, all transport suspended except passenger trains San Salvador - Soyapango. More ...
Costa Rica Costa Rica
INCOFER runs freight trains San José - Caldera and commuter trains around San José. AmericaTravel organizes weekend tourist trains from the capital to the coast (San José - Caldera). More ...
Panama Panama
Panarail - the oldest transcontinental railroad in the world - connects Panama City and Colón more-less parallel with Panama Canal. More ...

Compiled from other sources

Belize Belize
There are no railroads. The only line - Stann Creek Railway - was abandoned in 1937. Many remains are still visible. More ...
Nicaragua Nicaragua
All trains probably suspended in 2001 - 2002. More ...

Updated: 2006.04.26

© Jan Pešula, 2005-6