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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.

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

Mérida's international airport, which has recently undergone an extensive expansion and multiple renovations, will be replaced by a larger one outside of the city,...

Ejido owners near Chichén Itzá reject lowball offer for land

Members of Pisté’s ejido have turned down a proposal by the federal government to buy 8.6 hectares of land for the Mayan Train project.  Members...

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...

Failing to get help from Yucatán's state government, the caretaker of Uayma's former Santo Domingo de Guzmán convent directly petitioned Mexico's president for aid. It...

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 company responsible for the construction of the faulty L12 subway line in Mexico City is also working on the Maya Train in Yucatán...

Mexico puts La Plancha park back on the table

The federal government will consider building a large park at La Plancha, but it has not said whether it will follow a 200-page master...

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

President Andrés Manuel López Obrador will visit the Yucatán Peninsula this weekend to kick off the construction of three new sections of the Tren...

Court order halts deforestation and new Tren Maya construction

Last week a judge in Yucatán issued a ruling which halted any new construction of the Tren Maya project. The ruling only barrs construction requiring...

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

Aiming to use solar power for the so-called Mayan Train, Mexico is crafting a plan to promote state-backed green-energy generation. Rogelio Jimenez Pons, director-general of...

Tren Maya project suddenly stopped in its tracks by judge

Yucatan's fourth district court has temporarily halted construction on the Tren Maya rail project. The order came after a judge ruled in favor of three...

Train project threatens to destroy neighborhood at La Plancha

Residents living across from Artículo 123 park in Mérida's La Plancha area were given some bad news from a Tren Maya representative. The envoy informed...

Judge in Yucatán interrupts work on Maya Train

A federal judge in Yucatán on Thursday granted a provisional suspension against the construction of the Tren Maya. The Third District Court cited a lack of...

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 four stretches of the Tren Maya project. https://twitter.com/TrenMayaMX/status/1351193334778359812 Authorities...

AMLO hands Tren Maya to army, touts its economic benefits

President Andrés Manuel López Obrador is putting the Mexican army to work again. AMLO says the army will run the Mayan Train project and...

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 and grease, a United Nations body warned. UN-Habitat...

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

Mexico voided a tender process where just one bidder proposed to build the Mayan Train between Cancun and Tulum. The bid was offered by...

Light-rail loop in Cancun will link with Mayan Train

Federal and Quintana Roo governments have collaborated on a plan to build an above-ground light-rail project in Cancun and then linking it to the...

Indigenous people complain that ‘Mayan Train’ steals both their land and...

The only Maya trait the "Mayan Train" project will have is the cheap labor and services that inhabitants will offer tourists in the future,...

Mexico scraps plans for Mayan Train tunnel at La Plancha

The National Fund for Tourism Promotion (Fonatur) has withdrawn plans to run a train tunnel through the center of Merida to bring passengers to...