Among the 39 infrastructure projects that the federal government announced this October, that will be carried out in conjunction with the private initiative, is the García-Monterrey International Airport Railway Corridor, whose investment would be up to 22,052,868,914 pesos, resources that would serve to connect the metropolitan area of the state capital with the aerodrome in a corridor for cargo and passengers.
The foregoing would be achieved through the implementation of a 62-kilometer suburban train on the right-of-way that currently crosses the aforementioned area and would serve about 164,000 daily passengers.
This work will cross the municipalities of Apodaca, Monterrey, San Nicolás, San Pedro Garza García, Santa Catarina and García.
According to the cost-benefit analysis document of the Ministry of Finance and Public Credit, until July of this year, the technical, legal, environmental, and economic feasibility registered only 10% progress.
The project would start next year with an amount of 6 Billion pesos, plus another 6 Billion in 2022 and finally 8.8 Billion more in 2023. The project is expected to come into operation in 2025.
“The objective of the corridor is to seek the mobility of the population in the area by taking advantage of the road that currently crosses the Monterrey Metropolitan Area by connecting, in a first stage, the municipality of García, Nuevo León with the Monterrey International Airport ”, The document specifies.
It details that the main costs of this project will be infrastructure and signaling, rolling stock, as well as maintenance and additional costs, it also projects two risk factors: increase in investment and decrease in projected demand, likewise, it has an invasion of the right-of-way of approximately 50 meters on the section of the old Line F.
“The internal rate of return and the immediate rate of return reach values of 16.6% and 13.2% respectively, in scenario A, and 16.3 and 12.8% in scenario B, all higher than a social discount rate of 10 percent. . The sensitivity analysis shows that the project is profitable. Therefore, the execution of the project is recommended ”, he says.
The 32 projects announced by the president of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, will mean an investment of 259 billion pesos and will be executed under the private participation scheme of doubling, rebalancing, by concession, mixed (investment public-private) or as a strategic alliance.