SMC boss gives us a preview of the new MRT-7 trains

Construction of the new rail line is now 55.3% complete
by Leandre Grecia | Sep 15, 2021
PHOTO: Ramon S. Ang on Facebook

Commuters have a lot to be excited about, as it’s really starting to feel like the MRT-7 is taking shape. As you may know, San Miguel Corporation (SMC) recently took delivery of new train sets from South Korea.

Now, company president and CEO Ramon S. Ang has shared a collage of photos showing these new MRT-7 trains. There aren’t a lot of images to go by, but Ang’s social-media post does give us a good look at the trains’ interior.

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Judging by the photos, the trains look similar to what we’ve been accustomed to here in Metro Manila. However, it seems as if these new MRT-7 trains are roomier than those of other rail lines like the MRT-3. We’ll have to see these in person first to find out.

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Ang also shared that the MRT-7 project is now 55.3% complete, and that he is looking forward to welcoming the line’s first passengers by December 2022. If all goes according to plan, then we’ll probably be able to ride the MRT-7 toward the end of next year as promised.

Are you stoked to finally see the MRT-7 up and running, too? Tell us what you think in the comments.

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PHOTO: Ramon S. Ang on Facebook
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