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Welcome to the Magical

Mayan Train

This is the magic carpet that will take you to ancestral and mystical places, paradisiacal landscapes, places of outstanding relaxation, warm waters full of life, or living with marvelous nature. You will be taken on modern and smooth seats, in a comfortable, silent and pleasant trip, to which only this precious train can give you a ride. 

More than a trip

This is not a common train, it is a capsule that will take you from one dream place to another, where you will find incredible experiences that you will treasure in the happy memories of your whole life, in an atmosphere of comfort and versatility that will make your trip a pleasure. unique, surrounded by comforts and security, and that only the maya train can provide.  

As for the Janal, there will be different levels of services and different kitchens, configured in cabinets for four people, and the p'atal . They will have cabins. Cabines available for day and night. There will be private showers, and they will have large windows to see the landscape.

The Most Modern
of Its Kind

This train is one of the most efficient and a very eco-friendly transportation model, which aims to generate a new regional model that preserves and sustainably takes advantage of ecosystem services in southern Mexico. the maya train It is a completely new and modern transport of the latest generation.​

  • Standard Train - Xiinbal (walk)

  • Train Restaurant - Janal (eat)

  • Long Distance Train - P’atal (stay)

The design of the trains is inspired by the jaguar.

Xinbal is for regular service and will have several sections. First class, with four seats (separated two by two) in each row; meanwhile, the tourist case has eight seats per row (divided into four and four). There is space for suitcases, to go up with bicycles, and all trains will have a cafeteria.

Mayan Train

Mayan Train will travel 1,554 km passing through 40 municipalities in the states of Quintana Roo, Yucatán, Campeche, Tabasco and Chiapas, with 8 maintenance bases, 3 workshops and 6 garages. It will have 42 trains that will add 219 wagons. Taking care of the environment triggering development, it will connect ancient Maya cities with modern metropolises

  • Section 1: Palenque – Escárcega (230 km).

  • Section 2: Escárcega – Calkiní (240 km)

  • Section 3: Calkiní – Izamal (170 km)

  • Section 4: Izamal – Cancun (260 km)

  • Section 5 North: Cancun – Playa del Carmen (50 km)

  • Section 5 South: Playa del Carmen – Tulum (60 km)

  • Section 6: Tulum – Bacalar (250 km)

  • Section 7: Bacalar – Escárcega (290 km)


  • Maximum speed: Passengers 165 km/h and Cargo 125 km/h



Great design

  • Modern interiors,practical and spacious

  • Spacious and cheerful corridors

  • Tickets towagon safe

  • Pass hands in all hallways

  • hanging bike racks

  • Lightning brilliant and indirect

  • bathroom service with sink

  • High durability floors

  • Seatingcomfortable durable

  • Service tables in some seats

  • Special space for suitcases

  • Decor in modern walls 

Mayan Train next to the Pyramid.webp

Rolling convoy

  • Dual passenger train (diesel and electric)

  • Hybrid trains, modern, safe, comfortable and reduce pollution; designed by Alstom-Bombardier, 

  • Built at the plant in Ciudad Sahagún, Hidalgo

  • Model; X´Trapolis.

  • Capacity of around 300 passengers per wagon.

  • Between 4 and 7 cars per convoy 

Driver's cab

It is designed to provide comfort and functionality to the driver, as well as to guarantee safety and efficiency in the operation of the train. 

Displays and Control Panels: Instead of traditional analog gauges and gauges, the Turi's cockpit maya train It is modern and has digital screens that provide real-time information on speed, the status of systems, signaling and other data relevant to driving.

Advanced communication: The driver's cab of the Turitren Maya is equipped with advanced communication systems, such as two-way radios, data links, and communication systems with the control center of the maya train. This allows seamless communication between the driver, the operations staff with other trains on the network.​​


It also includes the improvement of 27 archaeological zones, 10 visitor service centers, as well as 6 Maya train hotels close to the archaeological zones, expansion of protected natural areas, such as the Calakmul zone, which will be the largest reserve in Mexico.


The southeast was reforested with 500 million trees, 464 wildlife crossings were built, 367 works and social actions, 381 new homes for families relocated to the right-of-way, 1,197 transversal drainage works, 541 lower crossings, 200 upper crossings, 100 kilometers of viaduct, 4 bridges, 550 track devices, 106 control booths, the entire track will represent 5 million cubic meters of ballast, 4 million sleepers, 275 tons of rail, streets, roads, recreational spaces, electrical network, classrooms schools, cultural facilities, hydraulic infrastructure, health houses, rehabilitation of clinics, and connectivity by Internet

Tourist train

The Mayan Train is a project that aims to improve transportation in the region and encourage economic and tourism development in nearby areas.

Although the "Turitren" has stood out mainly as a tourism project due to its focus on improving the infrastructure for the transport of tourists throughout the Yucatan peninsula, it is also expected to have a positive impact on the local population by improving connectivity and economies in the region. .

The project has a  perspective  comprehensive and search  sustainable development, preserving the cultural and natural heritage of the region. It is expected that the maya train Generate employment and well-being in all senses for the locals through tourism and various related activities, as they are accompanied, with side housing projects and cultural centers for the area.

Although the Mayan Train  It will improve connectivity in the region and facilitate the transport of passengers, including tourists, it is also expected to benefit the local population by improving mobility and economic opportunities. The train will help reduce travel times and improve access to different tourist destinations on the peninsula, such as Cancun, Tulum, Chichén Itzá and Palenque, among others.

Maya Verde train heading to Merida

High speed train

The railway line of Turitren with a speed of  165 km/h, connects various tourist destinations and cities in the Yucatan peninsula. The idea behind the project is to improve connectivity and transport infrastructure in the region, allowing faster and more efficient travel for tourists and the local population. The Mayan Train it is designed to be a passenger and freight train, which would mean that in addition to serving tourists, it will also allow for the efficient transport of goods and merchandise. This infrastructure is expected to significantly reduce travel times between different tourist destinations and cities, making distance less of a limiting factor for visitors. By offering a fast and comfortable means of transportation, the Mayan Turitren aims to foster tourism and economic development in the region, benefiting both visitors and local communities.


In addition, the region offers various options for ecological entertainment, such as watching sea turtles, diving in coral reefs, exploring cenotes, and practicing water sports. The combination of all these elements in a single railway route makes the Mayan Train a unique experience in the world, allowing tourists to enjoy a variety of cultural, historical and natural destinations and attractions throughout their trip.

Unique train

The Mayan Train in Mexico stands out for its uniqueness due to the wide variety of stations and places of interest that are found along its route. The Yucatan peninsula has a rich archaeological history, colonial cities, beautiful natural landscapes, beaches and ecological attractions, which makes the tour of the Turitren Maya is especially attractive to tourists.

Some of the most outstanding archaeological points in the region include Chichén Itzá, Tulum, Cobá and Palenque, among others. These ancient Maya cities offer a fascinating insight into the history and culture of the Maya civilization. In addition, there are charming colonial cities, such as Mérida, Campeche and Valladolid, which preserve a rich architectural and cultural heritage.

The Yucatan Peninsula is also known for its natural beauty, with impressive nature reserves, such as the Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve and the Calakmul Biosphere Reserve. The beaches of the Riviera Maya, such as Cancun, Playa del Carmen and Tulum, are famous for their white sands and crystal clear waters.

Electric train

The Mayan Train will be electric in some sections, specifically on the route from Mérida to Tulum, which will have 690 kilometers of electrified double track. The use of electric trains in this specific section will have several benefits:

Firstly, electric trains are quieter compared to conventional trains, providing a calmer and more comfortable environment for the passengers on board. In addition, being powered by electricity, electric trains do not emit exhaust gases or produce additional noise, which contributes to reducing pollution and caring for the environment.

In addition, electric trains often offer greater energy efficiency, which can result in a faster and smoother journey. By eliminating the need for fossil fuels and harnessing electric power, electric trains can be faster and offer a more comfortable experience for passengers.


The fact that the Mayan train It is also hybrid and provides a more comfortable and environmentally friendly experience, making it an attractive option for tourists who wish to tour the Yucatan peninsula in a sustainable manner.

Eco-themed stations

Maya Train stations are located in areas with great biological diversity. The southeastern region of Mexico is home to different types of ecosystems, such as jungles, savannahs, mangroves, cenotes, petenes, and coastal dunes. These ecosystems are home to a wide variety of flora and fauna species, many of which are endemic and considered to be of conservation importance.

The architectural design of the stations of the maya train seeks to be unique and at the same time be in harmony with the local environment. Emphasis has been placed on using materials and architectural styles that reflect the cultural identity of the region and are respectful of the environment. This implies considering aspects such as energy efficiency, the use of sustainable materials and the integration of natural elements in the designs.​

Mérida Teya Station