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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.

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.