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Mind the changed departure times!

Since May 13 the departure times have changed! Buy the tickets a day before departure and wait for... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2018
Djurre K
via mobile
Not to be missed

This is Peru's only International Railway line running from Arica in Chile to Tacna in Peru. The... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2017
Gail T
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13 May 2018
“Mind the changed departure times!”
15 Oct 2017
“Oh DEAR, and then the ride!”
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Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Since May 13 the departure times have changed! Buy the tickets a day before departure and wait for a little while if the ticket office isn't open yet (they can be a bit late ;))

Thank Djurre K
Reviewed 16 October 2017

In theory, its a great idea; you get the train to cross the border into Peru; train travel always being nicer than a bus journey! But in my experience, the bloody train broke down about 25 km into the journey. After 20 minutes, I jumped...More

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Reviewed 21 March 2017

This is Peru's only International Railway line running from Arica in Chile to Tacna in Peru. The train consists of a single carriage holding 45 passengers with comfortable seats and a decorated ceiling. Travelling from Arica you have to buy your ticket the day before...More

2  Thank Gail T
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Cute little train that is offered as a tourist attraction by the city of Tacna. It is a good way to travel into Tacna and avoid the long lines at the border with Peru, because you do all your immigration work, before boarding the train....More

1  Thank Stephen R
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Even less to see here, last working about 2012 when I was able to photograph the railcar. Access to the station was only possible to ticket-holders. October 2012

1  Thank BazzaSoft
Reviewed 19 April 2016

This will be a great excursion if it ever gets running again. However, progress looks like it is moving with all the speed of a glacier. Rumor is it will be running "soon." I head that six months ago and see no difference between then...More

1  Thank Richard M
Reviewed 30 March 2016

it is not currently operating and desdehace few years , only you can travel by taxi or bus. it is ubicated in the center

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