Intercity Rail Construction To Start In June
News: Construction of a 58km-long intercity passenger rail line from Mexico City to Toluca, is expected to start on June 16. The project development process for the Mexico City-Toluca rail line will be held in four packets. Work under the first tender covers a 36km section of the line and comprises four stations: Zinacantepec, Bus Terminal, Lerma and Metepec; as well as five inter-sections between Zinacantepec and Miguel Hidalgo National Park. The second tender covers the tunnel entrance of the highway, through the Ocoyoacac municipality and ends in the access tunnels to Santa Fe. The third tender covers the tunnel exit to Metro Observatorio station and the fourth tender involves the rolling material and electro-mechanical parts. The Mexico-Toluca interurban rail line will have two terminals, Zinacantepec and Observatory, and four intermediate stations. The new rail link is scheduled to start operating before end-2017.