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The Mayan Train will link five states on the Yucatan Peninsula and southeast Mexico: Quintana Roo, Tabasco, Campeche, Chiapas and Yucatan.

In Europe, Mexican Indigenous organizations denounce the Mayan Train

Indigenous groups from across Mexico, including Yucatán and Quintana Roo, sailed to Europe in what they describe as an invasion of conscience.

Setbacks old and new plague the Mayan Train’s progress

More than halfway through AMLO’s tenure, the president's largest infrastructure project, the Mayan Train, is only 10% complete.

Mayan Train track change: New hope for La Plancha park

Residents of neighborhoods surrounding La Plancha have been advocating for years that the area should be converted into a Park. Photo:...

If Mérida has a new airport, the old site should be...

"The new airport is a good idea," said mayor Renán Barrera, "as long as it is not a simple real estate deal."

Mérida will replace its airport with a new one, governor confirms

The Mérida International Airport in 2020 was in midst of a huge expansion and renovation. Photo: Sipse Mérida's...

Ejido owners near Chichén Itzá reject lowball offer for land

The land the government intends to buy would be used for the construction of Chichén Itzá’s Mayan Train station, as well...

Indigenous groups call for a stop to the Mayan Train and...

Indigenous leaders have suggested that the Mayan Train’s 170 billion peso budget be allocated to build hospitals and provide essential services for people living in poverty across the region.

Residents take action to clear La Plancha of garbage

Volunteers say that they are beautifying the area in hopes that the government will stick to its promise and expand the park into some have dubbed “Meridá’s Central Park.”

Uayma’s famous church gets a new lease on life thanks to...

The community of Uayma is located 15 kilometers northwest of Valladolid and is accessible on state highway 79. Photo: Courtesy

Chichén Itzá and Kabah to get new on-site museums

Part of the resources for these projects will come from a fund associated with the development of the Maya Train project.

New images of the Mayan Train spark imagination

Here are the designs that serve as an expression of the Maya Train's grandiose ambitions.

Maya Train rails arrive in Progreso from China as new concerns...

The load weighed in at 7005 tons and was only the first of 14 expected shipments that will deliver an estimated 150,409 tons of material to the peninsula.

The company that built the collapsed Mexico City subway line is...

The L12 line of Mexico city’s subway system collapsed this morning killing 24. Photo: Courtesy The company responsible...

Mexico puts La Plancha park back on the table

The train shed between Parque La Plancha and the old train station, before renovations began. Photo: Courtesy The...

AMLO to visit Yucatán and kick off construction of three new...

Despite recent court rulings, AMLO insists that the Tren Maya will be completed. Photo: File President Andrés Manuel...

Court order halts deforestation and new Tren Maya construction

Construction workers help to guide traffic near Izamal as heavy machinery sits idly by due to a court order. Photo: Carlos...

Tren Maya will use solar power under new green-energy approach

Photo: Getty Aiming to use solar power for the so-called Mayan Train, Mexico is crafting a plan to...

Tren Maya project suddenly stopped in its tracks by judge

Several indigenous groups claim the Tren Maya project is an environmental disaster. Photo: File Yucatan's fourth district court...

Train project threatens to destroy neighborhood at La Plancha

Homes and businesses in La Plancha face an uncertain future. Photo: File Residents living across from Artículo 123...

Judge in Yucatán interrupts work on Maya Train

Rogelio Jiménez Pons is in charge of the Mayan Train project and director of the National Fund for Tourism Development (FONATUR)....

Tren Maya leads to amazing discovery of over 8000 archaeological remains...

Thousands of ancient artifacts and structures belonging to the ancient Maya civilization have been uncovered along all...

AMLO hands Tren Maya to army, touts its economic benefits

President Andrés Manuel Lopéz Obrador proposed the Tren Maya, or Mayan Train, as a candidate and has worked to see one...

United Nations objects to Mayan Train station at La Plancha

A Mayan Train station at La Plancha would contaminate underground water systems with oils, fuels, sanitary wastewater...

Mexico voids Mayan Train bid for 75 miles of tracks between...

Rogelio Jiménez Pons is in charge of the Mayan Train project and director of the National Fund for Tourism Development (FONATUR)....