MEXICO CITY: Mexico will temporarily occupy private land in the eastern state Quintana Roo Order to complete a rail project which is one of the President Andres Manuel lopez obradortop priorities, the government said in a weekend decree.
The decree stated that the government would take possession of the municipalities and 165,250 square meters (1.8 million sq ft) in Tulum. Yucatan Peninsula To build the infrastructure for the so-called Maya train project.
Issued in the Government’s Official Gazette, the decree noted that the mandates of the Constitution could only be carried out for reasons of “public utility” and that they should offer compensation, and that the railways are a priority area for national development. .
The multi-billion dollar project, which the president hopes will spur local development, has been held up by injunctions, with critics saying the 1,470-km (910-mile) line could be extended without a proper environmental impact study. Used to be.
Railway will connect tourist destinations Yucatan peninsula, including the resort town of Cancun.
López Obrador said the decree would come into force with immediate effect, less than a week after the rail project was a matter of national security.