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Advancements in Maya Train with new renders, AMLO flyover of construction areas

Nuevo Xcán, Q.R. — Renders of the first Maya Train station in the state of Quintana Roo were presented over the weekend. The presentation of the state’s first train station was made on the same weekend as the president’s latest visit to the state.

Over the weekend, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador made several flyovers of the train’s southern construction areas to check on progress.

At the same time, Martin Pool Ku of Fonatur presented, what will be, Quintana Roo’s first Maya Train station located in Nuevo Xcán in the municipality of Lázaro Cárdenas. It will be the stop before Cancun. The Maya Train station in Nuevo Xcán will occupy 14 hectares and will have parking lots, a bike trail, a tourist information building and cabin rentals to encourage local tourism.

Nuevo Xcán, at the crossroads of the Holbox and Coba highway, will be the first Maya Train stop in the state. The next station will be Cancun then the Cancun International Airport southeast of the air terminal.

During a working weekend tour, President López Obrador spent two days flying over under-construction areas of the Maya Train. President López Obrador arrived in Chetumal on a commercial flight then flew in a Bell 12 Mexican Air Force helicopter to Tulum where he supervised the train station and what will be the Tulum International Airport.

On social media he said, “Two days flying over and evaluating the 1,500 kilometer route of the Maya Train. It is the most important work in the southeast in decades,” he wrote.