In 1992, forty-four years after its nationalization, the railways returned to private hands. Prior to applying for that transfer, there were massive labor layoffs to adapt to the demands of the new dealers.

Only in the branch, Bartolomé Mitre line had, in 1992, 7,000 workers. Five thousand were pushed to the voluntary retirement. It was a ruthless contribution to the rising national unemployment rates.

Mr. Luis Fabre, already with his 90 years old, tells us precisely and clearly his memories as an ex- train machinist.

**Soon his full memory available**