Interurban train Tijuana-Tecate on the way to becoming a reality


The Citcocomex Group company won the tender to operate this project

Through the YouTube channel of the Secretariat of Infrastructure, Urban Development and Territorial Reorganization (SIDURT) of Baja California, it was reported that the Citcocomex Group S. De RL de CV company will operate the Tijuana-Tecate Interurban train project.

“I would like to inform you that derived from the fact that Citcocomex Group S. De RL de CV meets and does not exceed the minimum requirements requested in the bases and its annexes, it is determined that said company is the winner of the tender LPN-CITF-001-2020 ”Said Karen Postlethwaite, head of SIDURT.

The winning company will now provide its services in technical and operational support, within a period of 30 years, in addition to the adaptation of the railroad and the operation of the Interurban Train of the border city “in the modality of public service of passenger rail transport ”.

The investment for this project is 3.5 billion pesos, all obtained from the private sector, and with which it will be possible to move more than 30 thousand passengers daily. “Thank you for your participation, your interest in the project, a project with 100% private capital that comes and detonates the mass transportation of passengers in the city of Tijuana,” Postlethwaite said.

What follows after this ruling ?, as Karen Postlethwaite mentioned during the broadcast, “the step followed by this is to present to the Federal Government’s Ministry of Communication and Transportation the proposal of its characteristic and technical, economic and financial proposal to be validated by the Railway Directorate of the SCT and to comply with what the law establishes ”.

After that, a contract no longer than 30 days will be signed, he added. To learn more about this project, you can enter here.


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