The Mayan Train will link five states on the Yucatan Peninsula and southeast Mexico: Quintana Roo, Tabasco, Campeche, Chiapas and Yucatan.
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The federal agency in charge of protecting Mexico’s cultural heritage strongly denied reports that it was allowing the Mayan Train project to destroy underground archaeological sites.
The construction of the Mayan Train in Yucatán has brought a ballooning budget, environmental damage, and a series of incredible archaeological discoveries. But a growing...
Environmentalists are expressing concern over plans to run tracks for the Mayan Train above caves and cenotes in Quintana Roo.
Mexico has announced the creation of a natural reserve covering an area of 6,500 acres near the archaeological site of Uxmal. Aside from conservation, the...
The plans, announced just days ago, Tren Maya passengers disembarking on the outskirts of Pisté on their way to Chichén Itzá. Previously, the train stop was to be in town.
Mexico has announced plans to open two new archaeological sites to the public in Quintana Roo.
Work on Mayan Train’s eastern Quintana Roo route has officially kicked off.
State and federal authorities have confirmed that work on a new dock to bring freight to the Mayan Train has begun in Progreso.
Residents in Chemax, Yucatán, have brought nearby construction of the Mayan Train to a halt by barricading surrounding roads.
It is no secret that work on the Mayan Train is behind schedule. But how far behind construction it really is, or if the project can be finished by the end of López Obrador’s term, is unclear.
Delays caused by construction are causing major headaches for divers on the Mérida-Cancún toll highway. Major construction kicked off over a year ago along the...
President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has pressured a US-owned gravel company into agreeing to operate a tourist resort and cruise ship dock at a...
Amid a barrage of criticism of the Mayan Train from home and abroad, AMLO says he is ready to dialogue with environmentalists.
After last weekend’s presidential referendum, the federal government says it is accelerating work on the Mayan Train.
Amid growing criticism, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador came out Monday to defend his environmental record.
Greenpeace organizers tied themselves to heavy machinery in Quintana Roo on Monday, the latest high-profile attempt to derail the Mayan Train. At issue was a...
The actor and producer Gael García is now among several high-profile Mexicans expressing opposition to the Mayan Train.
Mérida's rail museum is across from La Plancha park but is often considered part of the same government-owned property.
Mexico’s federal transparency agency requires that the Mayan Train project lay out a plan for how it will undo the environmental harm it has created.
Rails are now being laid near Chichén Itzá for the first tests of the Mayan Train.
Mexico has seized 198 lots of land in Quintana Roo along phase 5 of the Mayan Train's path.