The loans have been withdrawn
Two major railway projects appear to have hit a snag in funding after their loan applications with the China Eximbank were withdrawn.In a statement, Department of Transportation (DOTr) undersecretary for rails Cesar Chavez said that the loan applications for the Subic-
But why?
Earlier this month, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) bared plans that the MRT-3 and PNR would be part of the agency's Libreng Sakay for Students Program starting August 2022. It appears this initiative has been put on ice for now.
Travel time between the two points is now just 30 minutes
Travel time between San Pablo, Laguna, and Lucena, Quezon, is now down to just 30 minutes with the reopening of the Philippine National Railways' (PNR) San Pablo-Lucena Commuter Line.The 44km line, which was officially inaugurated by President Rodrigo Duterte on
Another way to head down south
Road trips are nice, but if you aren't too fond of exerting yourself via a long stint behind the wheel, taking a provincial bus or rail line is still the way to go.Agree? Then those of you heading down south
To help frontliners communicate with speech- and hearing-impaired passengers
The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has begun a new initiative that will make commuting a bit easier for passengers with speech and hearing impairments.The agency has now shared that selected frontliners from the MRT-3 and LRT-2 lines and the
This new eight-car train set is the longest one for the NSCR project
The first rolling stock of the PNR Clark Phase 1 under the North-South Commuter Railway project arrived in the Philippines back in November. Today, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) has fully unveiled this set to the public.The eight-car train
Take note, commuters
It's official: Metro Manila will be placed under Alert Level 1 starting Tuesday, March 1. One of the biggest changes with the new restrictions is regarding public transportation.The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) confirmed that all public utility vehicles (PUVs)
The PNR Lucena-San Pablo line is set to be reopened soon
The Department of Transportation (DOTr) recently conducted an inspection of the Philippine National Railways (PNR) Lucena-San Pablo line. After nearly a decade, this PNR segment is now set to resume operations.The 44km inter-provincial railway commuter line will connect Lucena
This is the DOTr’s largest single rail contract to date
The Philippine National Railways (PNR) is about to receive some considerable upgrades in the coming years. One of them is a new 565km line that stretches from Metro Manila all the way to Sorsogon-the South Long Haul Project.Also known as
The agency has shared updates on the ongoing construction
The progress of PNR Clark Phase 1 of the North-South Commuter Railway (NSCR) Project continues. Following the recent arrival of the rail line's first rolling stock, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) has now shared that the Balagtas Station in Bulacan
The first eight-car train set is now at the Port of Manila
The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has shared significant developments regarding the North-South Commuter Railway: The first rolling stock of PNR Clark Phase 1 has arrived in the Philippines.This is the same eight-car train set that underwent testing in Japan
Testing of the rolling stock has begun in Yokohama, Japan
Slowly but surely, the North-South Commuter Railway (NSCR) project is starting to take shape. After giving us a peek at what the finished PNR Clark Phase 2 will look like, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) has now shared that testing of
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