Sahagún, Hidalgo — During a visit to the Alstom-Bombardier plant in Sahagún, Hidalgo, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador announced the purchase of 42 trains. On Monday, an agreement was signed that will see the production of 42 trains and 210 cars for the Maya Train.
“Twenty years ago we signed a contract with Bombardier, now associated with Alstom, to buy 45 trains and 400 cars for the Mexico City Metro. Today we signed with the same companies the acquisition of 42 trains and 210 cars for the Maya Train,” he reported.
The general director of the National Fund for the Promotion of Tourism, Javier May Rodríguez, explained that the trains used in the project will be hybrid, that is, they will be able to use diesel and electric power for 700 kilometers of track between Merida and Chetumal.