Mexico’s National Fund for Tourism Protection (Fonatur) has received 15 bids to build the 235 km second section of the Mayan Train project, which is valued at 7,400 million dollars (about 6,831 million Euros). There are six Spanish firms among the bidders: Copasa; FCC and Cicsa; Grupo Azvi; Dragados and Sacyr.
The start of the second phase of the Mayan Train, a section that will run from Escárcega to Calkiní, is expected for May 12. The company winning the contract will be responsible for organising the project based on the basic engineering provided by Fonatur.
15 bidders, grouped into consortiums, have submitted their projects and six Spanish firms are among them. These are Copasa, in consortium with four Mexican companies; FCC and Cicsa; Grupo Azvi, in consortium with Mexican Grupo Indi Gami; the consortium comprising Dragados and the Mexican companies La Peninsular and Camargo Correa; and, lastly, a consortium made up of subsidiaries of Sacyr with three local partners: Técnicos Especializados De Chiapas, Constructora Gordillo and Impulsora de Soluciones en Infraestructura.