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Mérida's rail museum is across from La Plancha park but is often considered part of the same government-owned property.
If the Mexico City airport expansion is stopped, the Maya Train could be derailed before it even begins, warned the federal tourism secretary.
At a ceremony celebrating the 73rd anniversary of South Korea's independence, the president of the Korean Association in Yucatan announced that the government of his country would be willing to fully fund the Mayan train project to bring it into the state.
The revised plan links nearly all the region's major tourist draws and costs double or more than the previously announced figure.
Tourism sector leaders repeated Thursday that it would be a mistake to build the Maya Train project without stops in Yucatán.
Mérida's Concanaco Servytur has petitioned the president elect to expand the Cancun-Palenque tourist train with a branch that reaches Yucatán.
When a newly elected Morena-party senator announced a huge tourist project linking sun-and-fun destinations with more cultural sites by rail, reaction was varied.
A senator-elect for Quintana Roo announced a new bullet train will begin construction in 2019 and be fully completed six years later.
Traffic is flowing again after a locomotive and two freight cars derailed at Avenida Miguel Alemán and Pérez Ponce this morning.
By the end of the year, much of the train traffic running through the city will be but a memory.