Tramo 2 del Tren Maya será finalizado en diciembre: Fonatur | Section 2 of the Mayan Train will be completed in December: Fonatur

Section 2 of the Mayan Train will be completed in December: Fonatur

According to the head of Fonatur, section 2 of the Mayan Train will be completed in December, he stated at the press conference at the National Palace.

Section 2 of the Mayan Train, which covers a 234-kilometer journey between Escárcega and Calkiní, is progressing as planned, with 94 kilometers already completed.

Javier May, general director of the National Fund for Tourism Development, reported that 60% of the five viaducts and 108 vehicular, pedestrian, and wildlife crossings have been completed, indicating that the entire project will be inaugurated in December.

During the conference at the National Palace, in the absence of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, Adán Augusto López, Secretary of the Interior, assured that the development of the project is progressing smoothly.

Responding to a question about the alleged collapse of pillars in one of the segments in recent days, he stated that displacements may occur during the installation of certain structures, but these problems are resolved quickly.

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Section 2 of the Mayan Train will be completed in December

The official reiterated that the Mayan Train is progressing properly as planned and should be operational in December of this year.

In this section, May explained that two stations are planned (in Edzná and the city of Campeche), with stops in Tenabo, Hecelchakán and Carrillo Puerto.

The trains will have a station in San Francisco, Campeche, and a maintenance base will be established in Edzná for the track.

In addition, he mentioned that the progress in the railway diversion of the state capital, which has a length of 18 kilometers, is 72%.

Section 2 of the Mayan Train will be completed in December

Antonio Gómez, General Director of Grupo Carso, representing the Consorcio Carso Infraestructura y Construcción and FCC Construcciones, in charge of the construction of this section, reported that the current advances are 93% in dirt roads, 98% in drainage works, 92% in underground crossings and 75% in bridges and viaducts.

The Mayan Train project is of great importance for the tourism and economic development of the region, and this report highlights the progress in the construction of the section from Escárcega to Calkiní.

In addition, they provided details on the current status of the works, as well as the planned stations and stops on the section. Challenges and setbacks in the project were also addressed, assuring future users that steps are being taken to ensure the Mayan Train is operational by December.

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  1. Can you provide me with a map or drawing etc where the train route will pass closest to the town of Chemuyil or the Ja ‘abin executive condominiums (showing straight line distance from the railway to the condominiums)? I have searched on the internet and Map Quest and I cannot located the route although I know it has already been cut through the jungle on route to from Playa Del Carmen to Tulum and the new airport.

    1. We cannot give you such an exact reference since we do not know the condominiums that you mention, however, as a reference we have updated the post by including a map of the entire Mayan Train route with Google Maps technology, this can serve as a reference, without However, remember that It is possible that the stations and stops mentioned here vary due to operational reasons

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