A light rail system is being considered in the city of Campeche.

New transportation system alleviates traffic problems in Campeche

The federal government will conduct an investigation to assess the feasibility of the light rail system in Campeche

The Ministry of Infrastructure, Communications and Transport (SICT) has requested the Ministry of Finance (SHCP) to conduct a pre-investment survey and cost-benefit analysis of 29.9 million pesos (US $ 1.45 million)

According to the ministry, private companies with experience in planning and constructing railway projects will be contracted to provide additional technical advice.

According to SICT, the light rail system utilizes existing unused tracks over 20 kilometers. The ministry has proposed establishing a system with funding from the National Infrastructure Fund, but has not disclosed the expected costs.

In a funding application filed with SHCP, SICT states that vehicle traffic is one of the major issues in the city of Campeche, which has a population of about 300,000. It said that the operation of the light rail system would help alleviate the problem.

SICT plans to conduct a pre-investment survey this year on five other proposed rail projects.Those projects Dela Madero-Ramos Arispe Suburban Train The metropolitan area of ​​Saltillo, Coahuila. Colima-Manzanillo local train. Monterrey-Saltillo Intercity train. Monterey-Nuevolaredo Intercity TrainMichoacan’s Morelia Light Rail System.

Federal government is already under construction 1,500 km Maya Train Railroad Located in the southeast of the country and will be closed Mexico City-ToruCa Passenger Train Route, Its predecessor started, but couldn’t finish.that too Extension of trains on the outskirts of Mexico City To arrive at the new airport in the capital of the neighboring Mexican state.

In the report from El Economista

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