Mexico on Sunday announced the opening of an international tender to build a high-speed passenger train linking Mexico City and the industrial city of Queretaro.
The project, which was previously estimated to cost about $3.3 billion, would allow travel over the 210 kilometers (130 miles) between the Mexican capital and Queretaro at up to 300 kph, moving 23,000 passengers a day, Mexico's transport ministry said in a statement.
The ministry gave no price estimate, adding that work would begin this year and operations would start in the second half of 2017.
The ministry said it expects . . .