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 Mayan Train promoter team visited the indigenous communities of Campeche last week to present the project. Photo: Courtesy
The Calakmul Biosphere Reserve would be busier if a Mayan Train took tourists there. Photo: Getty Even more...
Merida, Yucatan — The Mayan Train coordinator who announced a proposal to roll its rail cars through...
The historic train station at La Plancha. Photo: Courtesy Merida, Yucatan — The Mayan Train will enter the Centro...
A new international airport, in a location that would link it to the Mayan Train, was floated by Fonatur.
5.5 billion pesos are saved by cutting the 55-kilometer route between Valladolid and Cancun. Map: Adapted from Fonatur
The president's Mayan Train project isn't likely ever to be finished, a bank analyst said.
Rogelio Jiménez Pons is director of Fonatur, which directs tourism investment in Yucatan. Photo: Courtesy A revision to...
Rogelio Jiménez Pons, Director General of Fonatur, joins the Scientific and Technological Advisory Forum to sign a collaboration agreement in relation...
Funds would be part of a larger aid package for southern Mexico.
The fact that Merida was chosen as the 2020 site for the national tourist fair is evidence that Yucatan is a priority for the federal government.
The price tag for the Mayan Train may be 10 times more than previously estimated, according to the Mexican Institute for Competitiveness.
Mayan Train terminal will be built at Cancun airport.
Mexico City Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum told reporters that there would be no more federal funding for the Mexican Grand Prix beyond October.
The federal government will pay its share of the Mayan Train with money saved by shutting 46 ProMexico offices around the world.
The director of the National Fund for the Promotion of Tourism (Fonatur), Rogelio Jiménez Pons. Photo: Faceboook
The Zapatista Army of National Liberation warned that it will oppose the Maya Train and creation of a national guard.
Bids on the project will have to propose the location of the stations, propose ways to run the line though populated areas, evaluate archaeological and environmental impact and propose logistics for the entire thing.
Graphic: Courtesy Tren Maya The Mayan Train will increase the surplus value of land, houses and apartments in...
The president of Mexico says the Mayan Train project has all the necessary environmental impact studies. Photo: Facebook
As “democratic” as the Mayan Train referendum may seem, it has no validity under current law, and the speed at which this initiative is moving forward is "concerning."