Cusco. Mar. 04 (ANDINA).- Romulo Guidino. general manager of Ferrocarril Transandino (FTSA). concessionary of the route. reported today that tourists will be able to reach Machu Picchu by train again. between the Piscacucho (kilometer 82) and Aguas Calientes (kilometer 110) stretch since March 29.
In statements to Andina news agency. Guidino pointed out that the reopening. originally scheduled for April 1. will take place some days before thanks to the progress on works undertaken by workers and specialists.
However. the resumption of train operations is subject to the weather conditions. “In principle. there should not be any problems if rains are normal or if there are no further events like the one on January. which occurred after 90 years”.
Visitors who come to visit the Inca citadel will be able to travel by bus to Piscacucho and then take the train to the town of Machu Picchu. also known as Aguas Calientes.
A special ceremony is prepared for March 29. which will be attended by authorities from Lima and Cusco. as well as local and foreign press.