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adroth:

--- Quote from: adroth on September 16, 2018, 07:37:12 AM ---DOTr groundbreaks Manila -Clark rail project
Louella Desiderio (The Philippine Star) - January 6, 2018 - 12:00am

MANILA, Philippines The Department of Transportation (DOTr) started yesterday pre-construction activities for the first phase of the Philippine National Railways line linking Metro Manila to Clark.

During the groundbreaking ceremony held yesterday in Marilao, Bulacan for the Advance Contruction Mobilization for Phase 1 of the PNR Clark Railway, DOTr Secretary Arthur Tugade said the government has decided to begin pre-construction works such as site clearing, realignment or relocation of utility lines, as well as acquisition of right of way to get the project moving.

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The project is seen to ease   vehicular traffic in Metro Manila and speed up travel to north of the metropolis, especially key areas of Central Luzon where modern townships are being developed.

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The first phase of the PNR Clark Railway covers the 38-kilometer segment from Tutuban in Manila to Malolos in Bulacan.

The Tutuban to Malolos segment, which is also known as the North-South Commuter Railway (NSCR) project, was approved by the National Economic and Development Authority Board in February 2015.

In November of the same year, the Japanese official development assistance loan for the project was signed.

The Tutuban to Malolos segment will have 10 stations and is expected to serve 340,000 passengers daily.

Once the project is completed, commuters from Tutuban are expected to reach Malolos in 35 minutes.

Japan International Cooperation Agency representative Susumo Ito said in the same event the project would be a major game changer in terms of opening opportunities in the economies surrounding of  Metro Manila, particularly in the North. 

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Read more at https://www.philstar.com/business/2018/01/06/1774957/dotr-groundbreaks-manila-clark-rail-project#BSK20IGgAs9kOuG4.99

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adroth:

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adroth:
Package for rolling stock back in July of this year: https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=2017252448320110&id=247855385259834

adroth:
https://www.facebook.com/pnrofficialpage/posts/2119205864791434

PNR Manila Engineering Division prepares the track that would connect Governor Pascual in Malabon City to the nearby cities of Caloocan, Manila, Makati and Taguig.

This will extend Manila North Commuter from Sanggangdaan to FTI to Gov. Pascual in Malabon.

Photo courtesy of Engr. Jaypee Relleve
Manager, Engineering Manila Division







adroth:

--- Quote from: adroth on July 31, 2018, 03:25:34 PM ---After 20 years, PNR's Caloocan to Makati line to reopen
ABS-CBN News
Posted at Jul 31 2018 09:35 AM

http://news.abs-cbn.com/business/07/31/18/after-20-years-pnrs-caloocan-to-makati-line-to-reopen

MANILA -- The Caloocan to Dela Rosa Makati line of the the Philippine National Railways will be reopened after 20 years, the Department of Transportation said.

The soft opening is scheduled for Wednesday with the minimum fare set at P15, the DoTr said in its Facebook page.

The initial run will stop at the following stations: 10th Avenue, 5th Avenue, Solis, Blumentritt, Espana, Sta. Mesa and Dela Rosa, the PNR said.

"It will be the fastest and most cost efficient means of transportation from Caloocan to Makati with running time of 37 minutes," the PNR said.


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