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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.

Mayan Train in Yucatan remains largely undefined

Although construction work has begun elsewhere, the Mayan Train in Yucatan remains largely undefined.

Mexican Grand Prix funding diverted to Mayan Train project

Mexico City Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum told reporters that there would be no more federal funding for the Mexican Grand Prix beyond October.

Mayan Train gets funding that would have gone to ProMexico

The federal government will pay its share of the Mayan Train with money saved by shutting 46 ProMexico offices around the world.

State asks for more Mayan Train stations

The Mayan Train could have electric technology powered by a hydrogen fuel cell. Photo: Getty The original Mayan...

Mayan Train attracts the interest of major foreign investors

The director of the National Fund for the Promotion of Tourism (Fonatur), Rogelio Jiménez Pons. Photo: Faceboook

Mayan Train project ignites anger among Zapatistas

The Zapatista Army of National Liberation warned that it will oppose the Maya Train and creation of a national guard.

Bidders on Mayan Train project face complicated questions

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.

Mayan Train to improve property values, says industry analyst

Graphic: Courtesy Tren Maya The Mayan Train will increase the surplus value of land, houses and apartments in...

After indigenous ceremonies, Mayan Train work begins Monday

The president of Mexico says the Mayan Train project has all the necessary environmental impact studies. Photo: Facebook

Opinion: There’s nothing Mayan about the Mayan train

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."

Resistance to solar projects bodes badly for fast-tracking Mayan Train

Indigenous communities are resisting rapid development of $1.1 billion of wind and solar panel farms. What does this mean for the Mayan Train project?

With overwhelming support, Mayan Train survives weekend referendum

A reported 89.9 percent of voters granted their consent to the Mayan Train project over the weekend.

Zero-emission Mayan Train promised where tracks pass through Calakmul reserve

Germany has rolled out the world’s first hydrogen-powered train, just in time for the Mayan Train project on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula.

AMLO releases animated short to promote Mayan Train

Promoting the so-called Mayan Train, President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's staff have released a three-minute animated cartoon. AMLO himself has a cameo.

Maya communities resist Mayan Train, slam new administration

Angered at not being consulted beforehand, various grass-roots organizations representing indigenous communities said they don't want the Mayan Train to proceed.

Another referendum coming, this time on the Mayan Train

Not long after announcing a start date for bids and construction, President-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador said he let voters decide on his proposed Mayan Train project.

Ties between Russia and Mexico appear to tighten

Major investment from Moscow in the Mayan Riviera and other areas was offered during a meeting between Mexico's president elect and the Russian ambassador.

Mayan Train construction to start in mid-December

President-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador will visit Yucatán on Nov. 13 to discuss the project, said Aarón Rosado Castillo, statewide coordinator of the proposal.

Property conglomerate announces Mayan Train investment

A Mexican group of hotel, resort and real estate companies has expressed interest in being among the private investors financing the Mayan Train.

Details on the Maya Train project to be fine-tuned in October

Another meeting between government officials from five states will get down to brass tacks on the Maya Train issue.

AMLO meets with governors on Mayan Train details

The Mayan train will start in Chiapas and Tabasco next year, said President-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador after meeting with state officials in Palenque.