Organisation: Asian Development Bank
Location: Philippines

Title of Proposed Project: 53172-PHI: Metro Rail Transit Line 4 Project (MRT-4)

Executing Agency: Department of Transportation

Contact Person: Cesar B. Chavez, Undersecretary for Railways

Address: Columbia Tower, Ortigas Avenue, Barangay Wack-Wack, Mandaluyong City, Philippines

Telephone: +63 2 8478 8043 loc. 089



The Metro Rail Transit Line 4 Project (“MRT-4”) is a proposed fully-elevated railway mass-transit system intended to serve the eastern side of Metro Manila including the highly populated areas of the province of Rizal. The MRT-4, based on the current preliminary stage design, is approximately 13km long, with 10 stations. An Advance Contracting Notice for MRT-4 was published on 21 February 2023 and updated on 23 March 2023 ( The Department of Transportation (“DOTr”) is launching a market engagement exercise for the Civil Works (CW) and Railway Systems and Trains (RS&T) components of the project which are under consideration for co-financing by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB). As part of this exercise, DOTr invites prospective contractors, manufacturers and suppliers for the CW and RS&T components of the project to participate in a Market Survey and Market Engagement Conferences for the MRT-4 Project. It is anticipated that the Market Engagement Conferences will be conducted on 04 May 2023 at ADB Headquarters, Mandaluyong City, Philippines.


The Market Engagement Conference and Market Survey, aim to initiate dialogue between DOTr and the prospective contractors, manufacturers and suppliers regarding the Project Scope, Proposed Contract Packaging, Specifications, Financing, Procurement Guidelines and Processes, and Schedule. These activities are open to companies/firms from all countries and do not limit to companies/firms from ADB and AIIB member countries.


Companies/firms who wish to take part in the Market Survey and Market Engagement Conferences for the MRT-4 Project are kindly asked to provide the following details to

Company Name: __

Company’s / Entity’s Country of Incorporation: __

Specific interest in procurement package: Civil Works (CW) and/or Railway Systems and Trains (RS&T)

Contact Person and Position/Role: __

Contact Email Address: __

Based on the above information, the DOTr will contact the companies/firms with further details of the MRT-4 project, the Market Survey and Market Engagement Conference.