DOTC mulls splitting main line rebuilding project

The government sees the rebuilding the existing commuter line serving the southern suburbs of Manila as essential to mitigating road congestion in the capital.

PHILIPPINES: The Department of Transport & Communications has reportedly recommended to the government’s most senior planning body that the planned US$3·4bn PPP project to rebuild the main line between Manila and Legazpi be split into two phases.According to local newspaper BusinessMirror, DOTC believes that the commuter element of the programme ...

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