Odontotos" Rack railway was constructed after the decision of the Prime Minister of Greece, Harilaos Trikoupis, in 18889. The line was designed by French engineers and built by Greek and italian labourers. It has a total length of 22,3 kilometers and its construction took five years. The first train to cover the fyll distance ran on March 10th of 1896. Since then this rail service has been a life time foe the development of the town of Kalavryta.