Chinese-led consortium wins Mexico high-speed rail project

lunes 3 de noviembre de 2014 14:02 GYT

MEXICO CITY Nov 3 (Reuters) - A Chinese-led consortium has won a contract to build a major high-speed passenger rail link between Mexico City and the central city of Queretaro, the Mexican Transport and Communications Ministry said on Monday.

The group led by China Railway Construction Corp Ltd. was the only bidder for the 210-km (130-mile) line, which Mexico's government said on Monday the project would cost around 50.82 billion pesos ($3.75 billion). (1 US dollar = 13.5697 Mexican peso) (Reporting by Christine Murray)