All Manila North-South Commuter Railway Project articles

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    Manila South Commuter Railway financing packages approved

    2022-06-09T09:43:00Z

    PHILIPPINES: The Asian Development Bank has approved a US$4·3bn loan package to finance construction of the South Commuter Railway between Manila and Calamba. Future services will offer a journey time of around half the 2½ h taken by road. The US$1·75bn first tranche is to be ...

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    Metro Report International

    Manila commuter trains ordered

    2022-03-29T06:06:00Z

    PHILIPPINES: The Department of Transportation has awarded Sumitomo Corp and Japan Transport Engineering Co a ¥72·5bn contract to supply 38 eight-car Sustina trainsets by 2028 for the next phase of Manila’s North-South Commuter Railway.

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    Southeast Asia: Philippines’ slow revival gathers pace

    2022-03-24T10:30:00Z

    Development of the North-South Commuter Railway in Manila has lent fresh momentum to plans for rail and metro projects both in Luzon and elsewhere in the Philippines. David Carmona investigates.

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    Metro Report International

    Malolos – Clark Railway civil works contracts awarded

    2020-10-16T05:00:00Z

    PHILIPPINES: Construction of the Malolos – Clark Railway Project is expected to ramp up rapidly, following the signing of a further three civil works contracts worth more than US$1·7bn. The Department of Transportation has now awarded five civil works contracts totalling $2·5bn for the project to ...

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    Manila commuter rail civil works contracts signed

    2020-08-04T11:06:00Z

    PHILIPPINES: The first two civil works contracts for the 53·1 km second phase of the 163 km North-South Commuter Railway Project which will cross the Manila region were signed on August 1. Phase 2 will run northwest from Manila’s northern suburb of Malolos to the Clark economic ...

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    In depth

    Philippines: Building to catch up

    2019-11-18T15:30:00Z

    Rail is among the cornerstones of Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte’s ‘Build, Build, Build’ initiative, with investment in and around the capital a priority to alleviate mounting traffic congestion. Peter Janssen reports from Manila.

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    ADB’s largest ever rail loan to support Manila commuter project

    2019-05-27T09:30:00Z

    PHILIPPINES: In what the organisation says is its ‘largest single infrastructure project financing’, the Asian Development Bank on May 23 agreed a loan worth US$2·75bn for construction of the Malolos – Clark suburban railway. This long-standing scheme has been revived by the current government in Manila under its ‘build, build, ...

  • Ceremonies were held in Manila on February 15 to mark the start of work on the first phase of the North South Commuter Railway serving the capital’s northern suburbs.
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    Manila cross-city rail link gets underway

    2019-02-15T15:59:36Z

    PHILIPPINES: Ceremonies were held in Manila on February 15 to mark the start of work on the first phase of the North South Commuter Railway serving the capital’s northern suburbs. Broadly following the alignment of PNR’s moribund Main Line North, the 37·6 km line will run north from the ...