IDOM, in alliance with the Mexican engineering company Dirac, has been awarded the Executive Project of the Maya Train in its Section 1 for the Mota-Engil Mexico Consortium, China Communications Construction Company (CCCC) and the Mexican companies Eyasa, COSH Group and Gavil Engineering.
This section of the entire project, which in total exceeds 1,450 km, is approximately 228 km and will link the towns of Palenque and Escárcega in the States of Chiapas and Campeche respectively, in the Yucatan Peninsula. This high-performance railway infrastructure will include 14 railway bridges, 55 viaducts, 13 pedestrian crossings and 48 wildlife crossings. In addition, it will be designed for a speed of 160 km/hr. for passengers and 85 km/hr. for freight.