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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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.
Javier May Rodríguez, the Mayan Train’s recently appointed director, says the rail project is seven months behind schedule.
Construction of the Mayan Train’s rail network continues its momentum, despite at least 25 legal injunctions against the project — including two more this week.
Mexico's Interior Department issued a broad decree Monday requiring all federal agencies to give automatic approval for any public works project — including the...
Mérida’s former train station at La Plancha has gone unused for decades and is now part of the grounds of the ESAY, Yucatán’s art college. Photo: Carlos Rosado van der Gracht