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Maya Train leaves Cancun to meet López Obrador for first test tour

Cancun, Q.R. — The Maya Train left Cancun Tuesday night bound for Campeche where it will be met by President Andrés Manuel López Obrador. On September 1, the President, along with dignitaries, will test travel the train along two sections.

The four-car train left the Cancun airport station Tuesday night after weeks of static testing. The cars being tested arrived at the Cancun Tren Maya garage July 8.

According to López Obrador’s weekend itinerary, he will meet with the train on September 1 in Campeche. From there he will travel to Mérida, Yucatán, aboard the Tren Maya for its first tour. While in Merida, AMLO will participate in the National Conference of Governors (Conago).

On September 2, López Obrador and a small group of guests of governors and Tren Maya construction company executives, will travel to Chichén Itzá, where the Chichén Viejo area will be inaugurated.

López Obrador is scheduled to travel section 4 of the train on September 3 to Cancun from where he will fly back to Mexico City. However, before his return, he is scheduled to inaugurate two federal projects, the modernization of Luis Donaldo Colosio Boulevard and the Airport Road Distributor.