Fifty Winters old..the train at Cotos!

The tren at Cotos in March 1965, shortly after the inauguration of the extension from Navacerrada.

The tren at Cotos in March 1965, shortly after the inauguration of the extension from Navacerrada.

Fifty Winters back, the mountain train from Cercedilla began to run as far as the station at Puerto de Cotos. In this historic image i think you can also appreciate why many still refer to the train as el tranvía – the tram – because, especially with just the one wagon, the original train really did look like a tram.

On the subject of anniversaries, the line from Cercedilla to Puerto de Navacerrada is approaching its centenary..in 2023.

Thanks to Venta Marcelino for posting the photo on their Facebook page.

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Éireannach is ea mé, i mo chonaí insan Spáinn. Rugadh mé i lár na tuaithe, ar feadh blianta bhí mé ag teitheadh uaithi, i bhfad as an tuath, ach sa deireadh d'fhill mé, ar ais go dtí an tuath.. An Irishman am I, settled in Spain. Born was I in the middle of the country, for years I ran from it, far from the country, but in the end I returned, back to the country..
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