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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.

Manzanero endorses Mayan Train as new referendum approaches

Armando Manzanero speaks in Mexico City during the Trayectoria SACM 2017 Awards in May. Photo: Luis Ortiz/Clasos/LatinContent via Getty

Senate rejects tourist tax meant to help fund Mayan Train

An analyst from Barclays cast doubt on Mexico's ability to complete the Mayan Train project. Photo: Facebook Mexico’s...

AMLO to skip Merida on his next trip to Yucatan

The president of Mexico visited a hospital in Izamal, Yucatan, in September 2019. Photo: Courtesy President Andrés Manuel...

UN supports Mayan Train, but calls for ‘comprehensive plan’

The United Nations expressed its support Monday for the Mayan Train, one of Mexico's pet infrastructure projects.

Mayan Train line expands with 3 new station stops

Rogelio Jiménez Pons, director of Fonatur, announced an expansion of the Mayan Train project. Photo: AP It's time...

Mexico wants to run a tourist train through its Mayan heartland...

Big projects like the Mayan Train take time and planning, says Gabriel Diaz Montemayor

Mayan Train moves ahead as project engineers are selected

Photo: Facebook The National Tourism Development Fund (Fonatur) awarded Senermex the job of carrying out the Mayan Train...

Conservation group makes case for green space at La Plancha

Activist promotes a Gran Parque at La Plancha, saying it would serve more people than the Mayan Train.

Proposed: Turn Calle 47 into a pedestrian-only zone

Another proposal to turn a busy Centro street into a pedestrian path has been floated, this one linking to a possible Mayan Train station.

Indigenous communities face down Mayan Train promoters

The Mayan Train promoter team visited the indigenous communities of Campeche last week to present the project. Photo: Courtesy

Mayan Train is long on ambitions, short on investors

The Calakmul Biosphere Reserve would be busier if a Mayan Train took tourists there. Photo: Getty Even more...

Mayan Train official appears to step back from La Plancha takeover

Merida, Yucatan — The Mayan Train coordinator who announced a proposal to roll its rail cars through...

Plan to place Mayan Train station at La Plancha called dangerous

The historic train station at La Plancha. Photo: Courtesy Merida, Yucatan — The Mayan Train will enter the Centro...

New Merida airport, linking to Maya Train, is proposed

A new international airport, in a location that would link it to the Mayan Train, was floated by Fonatur.

Mayan Train prompts new hotel zone in Campeche

Development begins as government approves project in new hotel zone

Mayan Train revision goes ahead, cutting Valladolid-Cancun link

5.5 billion pesos are saved by cutting the 55-kilometer route between Valladolid and Cancun. Map: Adapted from Fonatur

Investment analyst doubts Mayan Train will ever be finished

The president's Mayan Train project isn't likely ever to be finished, a bank analyst said.

Mayan Train route may be shortened, saving 5 billion pesos

Rogelio Jiménez Pons is director of Fonatur, which directs tourism investment in Yucatan. Photo: Courtesy A revision to...

Mayan Train preliminary costs leap 710% to nearly a billion pesos

Rogelio Jiménez Pons, Director General of Fonatur, joins the Scientific and Technological Advisory Forum to sign a collaboration agreement in relation...

Mayan Train’s fast track raises concerns

Less ambitious train projects elsewhere have taken longer than Lopez Obrador will be in office.

U.S. willing to invest in Mayan Train, says Lopez Obrador

Funds would be part of a larger aid package for southern Mexico.

2020 Tianguis Turistico will preview Mayan Train stops

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.

Mayan Train could cost up to 10 times more than estimated:...

The price tag for the Mayan Train may be 10 times more than previously estimated, according to the Mexican Institute for Competitiveness.