México CITY.- Luis Cresencio Sandoval González, Secretary of National Defense (Sedena), reported that 375 elements of the National Guard (GN) will monitor Section 2 of the Maya Train, which goes from Escárcega to Calkiní, Campeche, and in where they will be supported by Augusta helicopters, as well as drones to guarantee the safety of users.
In a morning press conference, the Secretary General pointed out that the elements of the National Guard will also be on board the trains.
“In this Section 2, 375 elements of the National Guard will be deployed to provide this security, supported by Augusta helicopters that will be in the air and also through drones to guarantee the safety of the users of this system,” he declared.
He explained that in this section security will be carried out through two types: operational, with all the signaling, monitoring, communications, and control center systems; and physical, which will be given through the presence of the National Guard, which will be in centers that will be located next to railway and tourist facilities.
In the National Palace, the general indicated that the elements of the GN will also provide security to the archaeological zones, stations, bus stops, hotels, and airports.
“Everything that is this type of facility, through patrols on the tracks, establishments of detachments and also on board the train,” he said.
Source: El Universal from Punto MX on 2023-01-23 08:46:16