XALAPA, VER.- The Interoceanic Corridor of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec This is one of the main works of Andrés Manuel López Obrador. In the president’s promise, the first section to be inaugurated is the train track that will connect Coatzacoalcos (Veracruz) to Salina Cruz (Oaxaca), where he himself will lead the first complete test trip.
The trip will start at Salina Cruz on the coast of the Pacific Ocean, and ends at Coatzacoalcos, on the coast of the Gulf of Mexico, this is the first section of three planned to open. Next Sunday, September 17, López Obrador will take the first test ride.
she Interoceanic Corridor or Transisthmian of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec (CIIT) equal in importance to Maya Trends maintained by the federal government. The president reiterated in morning press conferences about his interest in developing communication routes in southern Mexico as part of his PROJECT to make foreign investment in this area more attractive.
“This is a beautiful, modern train, as the people of Mexico deserve, they will see the experience.” The president declared this September 6.
These are the lines of the Interoceanic Corridor
The Interoceanic Corridor is planned with three sections between the territories of Veracruz, Oaxaca y Chiapas. In one of the sections it intends to connect the coast of the Pacific Ocean with the Gulf of Mexico with a railway, through the narrowest part of the territory of Mexico.
- Section 1 or line Z: Salina Cruz (Oaxaca)-Coatzacoalcos (Veracruz)
- Section 2 or FA line: Coatzacoalcos (Veracruz)-Palenque (Chiapas)
- Section 3 of line K: Ixtepec (Oaxaca) – Hidalgo City (Chiapas)
The first section 1, or line Z, is the closest to the opening and the test route that President López Obrador will take on Sunday, September 17.
Through which cities does the Interoceanic Corridor pass?
There are 79 cities in Veracruz and Oaxaca included in the program. Isthmus of Tehuantepec, which is part of the federal Corridor project. she train It is estimated that these territories will pass, as well as the installation of Industrial Development Parks.
The Territorial Planning Program of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, presented since 2022 by the Secretariat of Social Development (Sedesol), includes 33 municipalities in Veracruz and 46of Oaxaca where the Corridor train passes; it is:
- Sweet water
- Angel R. Cabada
- Hueyapan de Ocampo
- Ixhuatlan in the South
- He was walking
- Jesus Carranza
- Juan Rodríguez Clara
- The Choapas
- The seller
- Vicente Beach
- San Andres Tuxtla
- Saint John the Evangelist
- Santiago Tuxtla
- German Sayula
Industrial Parks or Development Poles
On Monday, June 26, President López Obrador was asked which posts or industrial parks are still under construction, to which he assured that 10 are still under consideration. Veracruz y Oaxaca.
- Coatzacoalcos I (Veracruz)
- Coatzacoalcos II (Veracruz)
- Jaltipan (Veracruz)
- Texispec (Veracruz)
- Saint John the Evangelist (Veracruz)
- Matías Romero (Oaxaca)
- Ixtepec City (Oaxaca)
- San Blas Atepa (Oaxaca)
- Santa Maria Mixtequilla (Oaxaca)
- Salina Cruz (Oaxaca)
Of these 10, there is now a call for bidding for 5 Development Poles for Wellbeing, of which only one is in Oaxaca and the other in Veracruz.