Orient Express Hotels is planning to invest $2bn to extend its Peruvian rail network to Brazil.
The lines are expected to extend the company’s 500-mile railway in Peru’s southern Andes to the Brazilian border.
Orient Express is seeking government grants to construct and operate the 528-mile cargo railway, according to Bloomberg.
The Bermuda-based company completed a $25m upgrade to a rail line in southern Peru in March.
Companies are spending millions of dollars in rail projects in Peru to manage the increasing demand for mineral and agricultural cargo.