Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico

MAYA TRAIN

Client

National Fund for Tourism Development (FONATUR).

Year

2023

Construction budget

EUR 10,500 million.

Key facts

The Project objective is to promote the sustainable development of the Yucatan Peninsula in the following areas:

Economic: Promoting economic growth by improving regional integration, with a mixed transport system connecting key production and tourism centres in the region.

Social: Respecting the traditions of indigenous communities, defending gender equality.

Environmental: Preserving the natural habitat and ecosystems.

The 1,584 km line crosses the Yucatan Peninsula in 8 sections, passing through the states of Chiapas, Tabasco, Campeche, Yucatan and Quintana Roo, with a total of 29 stations.

Passenger traffic will travel at a maximum speed of 160 km/h, while night time freight traffic will travel at a maximum speed of 100 km/h.

Services

Technical support for the entire project and basic engineering supervision for the 8 sections.

Project and construction management of sections 1 to 5 north. Services include the technical, legal and economic structuring of the project, support in the contracting processes, and project and construction management and supervision on the 1,043 km of the 5 sections. Additional services will be provided for interface management with the other 3 sections, which are to be constructed by the Secretariat for National Defence (SEDENA).