Ejido Adolfo Ruiz Cortines, CAMPECHE. – President Andrés Manuel López Obrador thanked Governor Carlos Miguel Aysa González for the support he has given him in order to carry out the construction work on section two of the Mayan Train, the largest in the project, with approximately 700 kilometers in length.
“We are happy with this work; I am very grateful to the governor of Campeche, Carlos Miguel Aysa González, for all his support, he is making it easier for us to move forward with this project, ”said López Obrador during the supervision of the Escárcega – Calkiní section, which he carried out this morning as part of a working tour of this region.
He said he is concerned about the delays that are being generated in the work, due to various circumstances such as the weather, the pandemic, limitations that have to do with caring for the environment and preservation of monuments or archaeological pieces. “We have not been able to advance as we wanted, this is in all sections, due to various circumstances; here for example, it is also difficult to move forward in the rainy season, ”he explained.
He pointed out that progress is being made, but that work will be done so that all the infrastructure, the railroad, the stations, the acquisition of the trains and the start of operations is before 2024.
Before concluding his intervention, López Obrador made an exhortation to continue applying sanitary measures to avoid a third wave of COVID-19 cases, because although there is already a decrease in infections in the country and the world, it is not necessary to trust ; He recognized that Campeche is an example of the good management of protocols and care in this health emergency.
Before, the general director of Fonatur, Rogelio Jiménez Pons, said that in what corresponds to the advancement of section 2 of the Mayan Train consisting of 700 kilometers, 96 percent of the 42 kilometers that will be completed by the end of the month have been completed. of March.
For his part, Antonio Gómez García, the general director of the Carso group, the company in charge of the construction, specified that a total of 94 kilometers of track have been dismantled in this section of 222 kilometers, 56 transversal drains have been built in 140 kilometers. They opened two warehouses that until today have produced 50 percent of sleepers, as well as three concrete manufacturing plants and a precast plant, and that in total work 364 heavy machines.
Also present were the undersecretary of National Defense, André Georges Foullon Van Lissum and the honorary supervisor of the Mayan Train, Daniel Chávez Morán; as well as the Secretary General of the Government, Jorge Argáez Uribe.