PHILIPPINES: Hyundai Rotem is to supply rolling stock, signalling, communications and power supplies for metro line MRT7 in Manila, the company announced on January 22.

Under the 530bn won contract from project developer Universal LRT Corp, Hyundai Rotem is to supply 36 three-car trainsets by the second half of 2019.

In 2010 ULC awarded a Marubeni-DMCI consortium a civils contract for the 22·8 km line, which will run northeast from an interchange with LRT1 at North Avenue in the city centre to San Jose del Monte station in Bulacan, serving 14 stations.