With five stations on its route, Section 2 of the Mayan Train with 100 Percent Track Completed and its stations with great progress.
The Mayan Train is advancing in leaps and bounds, and today marks another milestone in its development. It has been confirmed that the 234 km that make up section 2, which extends from Escárcega to Calkiní in Campeche, already have their track completely completed.
This great news was provided by Óscar David Lozano Águila, the head of Tren Maya S.A. de C.V., during a press conference with President Andrés Manuel López Obrador.
Lozano Águila also shed light on the progress made in complementary infrastructure in Campeche:
- 315 of 325 cross drainage systems are already in operation.
- Five flyover bridges and 190 of 210 crossings designed for pedestrians, vehicles and wildlife have been erected.
- The Campeche Railway Bypass, with a length of 18.76 km, already has five elevated bridges and 49 interconnected passes.
It is worth mentioning that these projects have boosted the local economy, creating 27,000 jobs and benefiting more than half a million residents in six municipalities of Campeche.
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Section 2 of the Mayan Train with 100 Percent Track Completed
This section of the Mayan Train has not only completed its 234 km of track, but will be enriched with five stations, all approaching completion:
- Carrillo Puerto – Champotón: 70% progress
- Hecelchakán: 74% completed
- San Francisco Campeche: 69% finished
- Edzná: Progressing at 65%
- Tenabo: Approximately 63%
In addition, the progress in the Hampolol and Edzná facilities was highlighted, with 59% and 58% progress respectively.
Antonio Gómez García, leader of Grupo Carso, provided additional details. He mentioned the progress in the northern (Kobén-Dzitbalché) and southern (Escárcega-Chiná) zones, with notable progress in infrastructure and generating more than 6,000 direct jobs.
Meanwhile, Diego Prieto Hernández, from the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH), provided data on the valuable archaeological and cultural finds in section 2 of the Mayan Train. This project is not only about development, but also about preserving the rich history and culture of the region.
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The INAH, through its Archaeological Zone Improvement Program, continues working in Edzná and Xcalumkín. These places are witnesses of Campeche’s historical past and are now being revitalized for the future.
Blas Andrés Núñez Jordán, in charge of the Mayan Train Operations, shared information about the eco-friendly Edzná hotel. This project, supported by the Secretariat of National Defense (Sedena), is underway with 32.15% progress and promises to be a model of sustainability, with the planting of more than 5,000 trees.
Finally, President López Obrador, accompanied by the governor of Campeche, Layda Sansores San Román, praised the commitment of Sedena in the execution of this project, highlighting its contribution to national progress through the Mayan Train.
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