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Dec 21, 2007 - Serra Verde Express - Curitiba to Morretes

Serra Verde `Express` - maximum speed 25mph! One of the few passenger carrying railways left in Brazil, the Serra Verde Express runs from Curitiba to Morretes and the port of Paranagua. The railway was built by the British to carry black tea to the coast. 4,000 people died during the construction of this amazing route wich winds its way down through the mountains from 950m altitude to sea level. The route passes through the largest area of preserved Atlantic rainforest in Brazil (some 400km long by 100km wide) which is also the best...

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