Train from Huancayo to Huancavelica
Replies: 3 - Last Post: Nov 29, 2012 5:38 PM Last Post By: lobocaminante
Nov 19, 2012 2:05 PM
i'm leaving for Peru this friday and i'm wondering if anyone knows if the train between Huancayo and Huancavelica is active again.
The information in the lonely planet is a little bit old, they say (in 2010) that the train is closed for some time but i don't seem to find on the internet or in a recent topic on this forum, if it is still on a break or not.
Does anyone knows more about this?
Thanks a lott!!
Nov 20, 2012 1:32 AM
1The Tren Macho started operating again almost a year ago.
Check this: http://www.peruthisweek.com/news-1126-Perus-macho-train-to-link-Huancayo-and-Huancavelica-again/
Nov 20, 2012 3:30 AM
Nov 29, 2012 5:38 PM
I just read your post. I just arrived back from Huancavelica in Huancayo. Its true that the train is in operation again. But please consider the following: We left Huancavelica at 06:30 but did not arrived in Huancay as foreseen at around 11:30.
Because of lanslides (rainy season) the tracks were impassable. We had to move all the mud by ourselves and finally only by Caterpillar-Machinery.
Finally we arrived delayed at 19:00. As the kitchen run out off food and berverage I suggest if you still plan to go in the rainy season take enough food and water.
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