Mexico’s president-elect proposes Cancun-Palenque train
Posted by wtopstaff on 13th August 2018

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This article was originally posted on WTOP NEWS MARYLAND

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s president-elect wants to bring tourism revenues to remote and forgotten stretches of Mexico, but some are scratching their heads at his main proposal: to build a $3.2 billion train that would run from the resort of Cancun to the Mayan ruins of Palenque, 520 miles (830 kilometers) across the Yucatan peninsula. The route is dotted by low jungle, wildlife reserves…