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Train behind the thrown


All of a sudden, the erratic Department of Transportation and Communications was changing its plan to build the common station for light rail transits MRT 3 (Edsa line) and LRT 1 (Taft-Rizal-Edsa line) at the mall called SM City North.

Posted: March 11th, 2014 in Columnists,Inquirer Columns | Read More »

PH gets P23-B loan from Japan for LRT, airport

Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario file photo

The Japanese government has provided the Philippines with a fresh P23.19 billion in loans for critical transport infrastructure, including the upgrading of two metro railways and the construction of a higher-capacity airport in Bohol.

Posted: March 27th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Gov’t guarantees profitability of LRT operator

Light Rail Transit (LRT) line 1

The government will provide a guarantee to ensure the profitability of the company that will eventually win the contract to operate and manage the Light Rail Transit (LRT) line 1 system.

Posted: February 25th, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

Gov’t eyes further extension of LRT 1

Light Rail Transit (LRT) line 1

Plans are being drawn up to extend the Light Rail Transit (LRT) line further south until Dasmariñas, Cavite, as the government tries to keep up with mass transit requirements in Metro Manila and nearby provinces.

Posted: August 27th, 2012 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

LRT 1 deal bid process starts next week


Bidding for the biggest infrastructure project currently in the government’s plate will start next week, Transportation Secretary Mar Roxas said as he welcomed the private sector’s affirmation of support for the Aquino administration’s economic road map.

Posted: April 27th, 2012 in Headlines | Read More »

San Miguel group to join LRT project biddings

San Miguel Corp. is keen on bidding for contracts to expand and manage the Light Railway Transit (LRT) Lines 1 and 2 under the public-private partnership (PPP) framework in line with its diversification into the infrastructure business.

Posted: February 9th, 2012 in Headlines | Read More »

Palace to shoulder P6B upgrade of light rail lines


Malacañang will fully fund the rehabilitation of three light rail lines after President Aquino approved the disbursement of P6.37 billion for the upgrade, according to Budget Secretary Florencio B. Abad.

Posted: October 24th, 2011 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

Tewet completes LRT, NEP signaling system integration

The Tewet Group of Germany has completed the integration of the new signaling system for the original Light Rail Transit Line 1 (LRT 1) and the line’s North Extension Project (NEP). The integration helps ensure the safe movement and connection of trains along LRT 1 and the NEP. Tewet’s integration passed the inspection conducted by [...]

Posted: June 23rd, 2011 in Headlines | Read More »



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