Fast train bonanza: PH building 5 major railway projects
Five major railway lines will start construction this year aimed at declogging traffic, the Department of Transportation and Communication said.
“2018 is really the year for railways and Japan is playing a major role in improving the Philippine railway system, ” Transport Secretary Arthur Tugade said.
“From only 72 kilometers of railways, we will build at least 1,500 to 1,900 kilometers of railways during this administration,” he added.
The five railway projects are the Metro Manila Subway, LRT Cavite Extension, PNR Bicol, Mindanao Railway, MRT7 and LRT Masinag Extension.