Ferrocarril Transandino (FTSA), concessionaire
of the railroad in southern Peru, has notified PeruRail about the
suspension of train operations on the Cusco – Pachar line (km 34
to km 61 of the Cusco - Machu Picchu railroad) between 2 January
and 15 April 2012.
Train transit between Pachar, Ollantaytambo,
Machu Picchu and Hydroelectric will not be affected.
According to the FTSA notification, the temporary
suspension is to ensure safe train operations, due to the risk of landslides during the rainy season.
PeruRail is arranging bus services from/to Wanchaq
Station in Cusco and train services between Ollantaytambo and
the case of the Hiram Bingham luxury train, service will also be
provided by bus from /to Wanchaq Station and train
service from/to Río Sagrado Orient-Express Hotel in Urubamba.
During the rainy season the Servicio Especial will
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