PeruRail is a railway operator working tourist, freight, and charter services in southern Peru. It was founded in 1999 by Peruvian entrepreneur Lorenzo Sousa and British company Sea Containers.To visit PeruRail - Titicaca and other attractions in Cusco, use our Cusco trip itinerary planning site.
The main line between the port of Matarani, Arequipa (the capital of this region is Peru's second largest city), Cusco and Puno on Lake Titicaca was formerly known as the Ferrocarril del Sur (Peru Southern Railway), and was for a time owned and operated by the ENAFER state company. It is the third highest railway in the world after the Qinghai–Tibet Railway to Tibet and the FCCA line from Lima to Huancayo.
From Cusco, PeruRail provides passenger services on the gauge Ferrocarril Santa Ana to Aguas Calientes, delivering tourists for Machu Picchu.
It operates in a 50/50 joint venture between Belmond and Peruvian Trains and Railways, owned by Lorenzo Sousa Debarbieri and son Renzo Sousa. Lorenzo Sousa Debarbieri is the chairman of the board of directors of the company.
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A splendid trip on this well-appointed and smoothly run train across the magnificent landscapes of the Peruvian altiplano. Friendly and attentive crew, excellent food and sublime scenery as we... more »
The journey was somehow romantic and completed by beautiful landscape. The long journey more than 10 hours seemed short because of excellent service and very friendly, professional and fast working... more »
Great service from staff. Comfortable trains
Amazing service on a truly unforgettable train journey. Stunning.
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