Andean Railways announced that it is planning to start operating in July, one the road to Machu Picchu is fully repaired, said its Executive President, José Amado.
“Our trains are going to end their testings and trial period and we expect to have an inaugural trip during the celebrations of Fiestas Patrias,” (Peru’s Independence) he said.
Amado also said that they are to start only with two services, and that their complete fleet will gradually come into service towards the beginning of 2011.
“This year the natural disasters interrupted our tests, and the road had to be closed. However, now that is history, and we are ready to enter the competition,” said Amado.
(Photo: Andrés Fernando Allain)
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