This information is available only to subscribers.
Start a free trial, to unlock the full potential of a subscription to BNamericas.
Already a subscriber? Please, login.

Las Bambas-Marcona Railway

Project Stages

The development stages in the projects are displayed in the standard sequence for the industry. However, projects may be developed in a different sequence because of corporate decisions or events that push the owner to repeat stages. To access the full details of this project’s history please explore its milestones


Early Works
Current Stage: Feasibility
Start: 01/2018
In Construction
Operation
Project Details

Description

The project would build a rail line from the Las Bambas copper mine to the port in Marcona. In addition to Las Bambas, various other copper mines are planned to enter into production in the coming years, including Haquira developed by First Quantum Minerals Ltd, Los Chancas belonging to Southern Copper, Panoro Minerals Ltd's Cotabambas and Trapiche developed by Buenaventura. Therefore, a train is considered to be the most efficient way to transport large amounts of copper concentrates to the coast for export.

Only BNamericas Subscribers Can Access This Information.
Subscribe to BNamericas to gain better insight into project development and contract opportunities in Latin America.
  • Early-stage and under-development projects throughout the region
  • Project coverage focused on biggest investments in each country and sector
  • Project milestones highlighting planned and unplanned developments
  • Sales contacts within operators and contracted companies
  • Access to experienced research staff
  • Risk analysis of cost increases, scheduling conflicts and regulatory environment
Already a subscriber? Please, login

Milestones Log and News


Related Companies

Name Sector Country Relation
Locked content
Project Owners
Dear visitor, this table includes insights that is only available for subscribers

  • * Figures and dates are as per the latest publicly available information, as well as information gathered by BNamericas reporters and analysts and are subject to change.

  • * Changes to original budget estimates are shown as the total figure available and may include interest, working capital, inflation adjustments and other contingencies in addition to capital expenditure.

  • * Amounts and overall results are shown in US dollars unless otherwise stated.

  • * BNamericas does not guarantee the sequence, accuracy, adequacy, completeness or availability of any information and is not responsible for any errors or omissions or for the results obtained from the use of such information. There are no express or implied warranties. In no event shall BNamericas, its agents, directors, officers, employees, representatives, successors, and assigns be liable for any damages of any nature in connection with BNamericas content.


Key Specs

Full Name
Las Bambas-Marcona Railway
Project Type
Rail line
Development Phase
Feasibility
Project Status
Active
Project Capacity
600  km (kilometers)  Rail line
Investment
US$ 2.4bn
Location

The rail line will run between Las Bambas mine and the Marcona port in Ica department.

* The coordinates indicated on the map represent an intermediate point between the start and end of the project.

 


Locked content
Owner / operator
Locked content
Deputy Minister for mines
Dear visitor, this table includes insights that is only available for subscribers