Multilateral lenders Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the World Bank aired support to the country’s efforts in reassuring employment recovery as the country gradually bounces back from the adverse effects of the pandemic. During yesterday’s Joint Task Group on Economic Recovery-National Employment Recovery Strategy (TGER-NERS), coinciding with the Labor Day celebration, ADB Country Director Kelly Bird said the agency remains committed to support the Philippines and to return to high economic growth and job creation quickly.Magbasa pa
Tungkol sa Proyekto
Ang NSCR System ay ang 147-kilometrong riles ng tren na mag-uugnay sa Kalakhang Maynila patungo sa pangrehiyong sentro ng Pampanga at Laguna.
Ang proyektong ito ay magkatuwang na ipatutupad ng Kagawaran ng Transportasyon o Department of Transportation (DOTr) at Pambansang Daambakal ng Pilipinas (Philippine National Railways), na may pinansyal at teknikal na suporta ng Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) at Asian Development Bank (ADB).
Inaasahang magbibigay ang proyektong ito ng mas mahusay na serbisyong pangtransportasyon na makatutulong sa pag-unlad ng ekonomiya, lalo at higit sa mga nagtatrabaho at naghahanap ng trabaho.
Mga Mahahalagang Bilang sa Proyekto
Oras ng biyahe mula Buendia (Makati) hanggang Clark International Airport (Pampanga)
Takdang bilis ng Airport Express Train
Bilang ng papasakayin na pasahero araw-araw
Inaasahan sa taong 2045
Inaasahan na bilang ng trabaho na maitatayo
Mga pamilyang di-pormal na residente na muling pamamayanan
Palatakdaan ng mga Kaganapan sa Proyekto
Simula ng konstruksyon
Simula ng pag-hawi ng lupa
Nagpapatuloy na gawaing konstruksyon
Nagpapatuloy na gawaing konstruksyon
Katapusan ng konstruksyon
Ang proyekto sa balita
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews) – The Department of Transportation (DOTr) targets to complete the acquisition of the road right of way (RROW) for the 102-kilometer phase 1 of the Mindanao Railway Project by the third quarter of 2021. During the virtual news conference on 2020 economic performance of Davao Region on Thursday, Maria Lourdes Lim, regional director of National Economic Development Authority-Davao, said the negotiation for the acquisition of RROW for the depot and stations sites of the Tagum City-Davao City-Digos City (TDD) segment of the railway project is ongoing with the property owners. She said acquisition rates vary in Tagum City, Carmen, and Panabo in Davao del Norte, Santa Cruz and Digos City in Davao del Sur, and Davao City.Magbasa pa
Manila, Philippines — Manila-based Asian Development Bank (ADB) is eyeing to lend some $3.86 billion (P187 billion) to the Philippines this year to help the country move toward economic recovery amid the pandemic. Based on the updated lending pipeline for the Philippines for 2021, a total of $3.86 billion worth of projects will be financed by the ADB. Bulk of this or $1.93 billion has been allotted for infrastructure and long-term investments. Another $1.2 billion is for human capital while the remaining $734 million is for local economic development.Magbasa pa
Tuluy-tuloy ang konstruksyon ng magiging bagong Guiguinto Station ng proyektong North-South Commuter Railway o NSCR Phase 1 ngayong naresolba na ang bahagi ng right-of-way na kailangan para rito. Sa ginanap na pagdinig ng Sangguniang Panlalawigan ng Bulacan, sinabi ni Bise Gobernador Wilhelmino Sy-Alvarado na pabor ang kapitolyo na mabili ng Department of Transportation o DOTr ang lupang dating kinatatayuan ng Hiyas Agro Commodity Center o HACC at likuran ng Technical Education and Skills Development Authority o TESDA Regional Training Center na matatagpuan sa barangay Tabang. Base sa sulat na ipinadala ni Gobernador Daniel Fernando sa Sangguniang Panlalawigan, hiniling nito na tugunan ang kahilingan ng DOTr upang hindi mabinbin ang kasalukuyang konstruksyon ng NSCR sa bahagi ng Guiguinto.Magbasa pa
Back in 2018, the Philippines signed a loan agreement from Japan International Cooperation Agency covering 104.53 billion yen or 51 billion pesos to jumpstart the Metro Manila Subway Project. It was such an ambitious project that the DOTr named it its “Project of the Century.” Secretary Arthur Tugade has recently announced that the agency has finally managed to complete the shipment and transportation of the two (2) Tunnel Boring Machines (TBM) needed for the Metro Manila Subway Project (MMSP).Magbasa pa
Since the agency covers the land, sea, and air sectors, the list it posted was quite long, although it gave specific “before and now” comparisons for the benefit of the reader. The post was supposedly meant to “refresh your memory on what the Department of Transportation (DOTr), under the leadership Secretary Arthur Tugade faced when we came in five years ago, and what we have done so far to address such difficult challenges”. But what did netizens think of the not-so-subtle flex? Reactions have been mostly positive so far, with the upload garnering over 5,200 likes and 2,500 hearts as of this posting. “A very sad news for the opposition (all anti-Du30) who doesn’t appreciate tangible results. Kudos to the effective governance & leadership of PRRD. Indeed DOTR & other govt agencies works efficiently bcoz of the Du30 effect,” wrote commenter Edward Arias.Magbasa pa
Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade on Monday has enumerated 10 major reforms, resolving major issues in the transportation sector and its attached agencies that are aimed at improving the country’s reputation in the international arena. Tugade, during the virtual “Sulong Pilipinas — A Pre-SoNA Economic Development and Infrastructure Clusters Forum,” recalled the realities and issues that confronted the country then. They included the “Laglag Bala” extortion and “Bukas Bagahe” controversies; backlog in driver’s licenses and vehicle license plates; the “EDSA Carmageddon”; the worst MRT-3 situation dubbed as “MRTirik”; the hanging rail projects such as the LRT One Cavite Extension and MRT-7, Metro Manila Subway, and the Philippine National Railways; various seaports and airports devastated by natural calamities; lack of significant progress in vital international airports such as Bohol and Bicol; and the Philippine Coast Guard’s (PCG) outdated maritime security assets incapable of patrolling the high seas.Magbasa pa
The Transportation department said Monday that the LRT-2 (Light Rail Transit Line 2) East Extension Project is set to be inaugurated by June, while the Common Station project will begin partial operations by the end of the year. “This year, we will finally be witnessing the completion and the start of operations of two big-ticket projects. First, the LRT-2 East Extension Project, with two additional stations in Marikina and Antipolo, is set for inauguration in June,” Transportation Secretary Arthur P. Tugade said at the virtual Pre-State of the Nation Address Economic Development and Infrastructure Clusters Forum Monday.Magbasa pa
The City Government of Panabo will impose the "no build zone" in the Mindanao Railway Project alignment in the city within April this year. The City enacted Ordinance 11-2021, or the “No Build Zone Along the Mindanao Railway Project Alignment Ordinance of Panabo City.” The ordinance was signed by Mayor Jose Relampagos on April 14, and was issued to the public on Monday, April 19. Covered in the no build zone are the following barangays where the Panabo City railway traverses: Barangays Quezon, Southern Davao, Datu Abdul Dadia, New Visayas, Little Panay, Maduao, Tagpore, and San Nicholas.Magbasa pa
Megawide Construction Corp. on Thursday said it incurred an attributable net loss of P389 million in 2020 from the previous year’s income of P859.48 million as the pandemic paralyzed economic activities in the country. Revenues fell 35 percent to P12.9 billion for the year from the previous P20.01 billion. Megawide said it embarked on cost rationalization and expense management across the organization, including letting go of some of its workers, translating to a 15-percent reduction in consolidated operating expenses to P1.54 billion.Magbasa pa
Megawide Construction Corporation is preparing to start construction for phase 1 of Malolos-Clark Railway (MCR) project in the second quarter of the year. The company believes that the government’s roll-out of major infrastructure projects like the MCRP, the North-South Commuter Rail Project-South Line, and the Metro Manila subway system project will be catalysts to jumpstart the economy. For Megawide, this also opened up opportunities for its infrastructure pivot.Magbasa pa
Construction and infrastructure conglomerate Megawide is all set to begin this second quarter the construction of the first phase of the Malolos-Clark Railway Project (MCRP), the crucial North Luzon railway line that will link the suburb of Malolos in Bulacan to Clark Freeport in Pampanga.Magbasa pa
MALOLOS CITY, Philippines — Pinasimulan na ng Philippine National Railways (PNR) ang clearing works para sa eksaktong pagtatayuan ng bagong istasyon ng tinaguriang kauna-unahang magiging “airport train” ng Pilipinas sa Brgy. Iba O’ Este, Calumpit, Bulacan na mag-uugnay sa Clark International Airport sa Pampanga.Magbasa pa
The transportation department has started seeking bidders for the tunneling works contract connecting the South Commuter Railway Project to the Metro Manila Subway Project via a station in Taguig City. In its bid invitation published Thursday, the department said the contract package of the South Commuter Railway Project covers civil engineering, tunnel and building works for approximately 6.1 kilometers of railway, including 4.7 kilometers of underground railway.Magbasa pa
The Transportation department has started soliciting bids for the building and civil engineering works contract package of the South Commuter Railway, covering about 7.9 kilometers of at-grade and viaduct railway track structures, including an elevated station at Buendia and at-grade stations at EDSA and the Senate.Magbasa pa
The Department of Transportation (DOTr) is on track to complete by December the common station project that will seamlessly interconnect the rail lines in Metro Manila, including the much-awaited Metro Manila Subway. In a statement, DOTr said the common station’s overall progress rate is now at 48.5 percent. A portion of the project, Area B (Atrium), was able to push through and is now 100 percent complete.Magbasa pa
PNR CLARK PHASE 1, 2 COMPLETION ON TRACK; PNR ENDS 2020 WITH 7 ROUTES, 34 STATIONS, 11 NEW TRAIN SETS
The completion of the first two segments of the massive North-South Commuter Railway (NSCR) project is on track, as Department of Transportation (DOTr) Secretary Arthur P. Tugade pushes to fast track the construction of big-ticket railway infrastructure projects to meet their target start of operations. “We have a lot of catching up to do with so little time left. Itong proyekto na ito, gusto ko, agad ‘yang mapakinabangan ng tao. That’s why I have been pushing, and pressuring the Railway sector really hard to fast-track the construction works in the best way possible,” Secretary Tugade said.Magbasa pa
Totoong-totoo at hindi po produkto ng kathang isip lamang ang Manila to Clark Railway ng Department of Transportation (DOTr) at ng Philippine National Railways (PNR).
Sa kasalukuyan, nasa 43% overall progress rate na ang PNR Clark Phase 1 (Tutuban to Malolos segment)!
With 24/7 work construction schedule, the much-awaited PNR Clark Phase 1(Malolos to Tutuban) segment of the massive North South Commuter Railway (NSCR) project, is going full steam ahead, as we report an overall progress rate of 42.66%, as of 31 December 2020.Magbasa pa
The Department of Transportation said Thursday the Philippine National Railways Clark Phase 1 is on track to be operational by December this year.
It said PNR Clark Phase 1, or the Tutuban-Malolos line, had a 40.48-percent completion rate as of end-2020 and was scheduled to be partially operational by December 2021.
In a year full of challenges and obstacles, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the Philippine National Railways (PNR) are undeterred and continue to pursue the construction of mass transport infrastructure solutions which will greatly benefit the Filipino people in the long-term.Magbasa pa
Amid a current pandemic, and a string of natural calamities, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the Philippine National Railways (PNR) remain focused and determined to push for mass transport infrastructure solutions that will greatly benefit the Filipino people in the long-term.Magbasa pa
These are words of optimism underscored by Department of Transportation (DOTr) Secretary Arthur Tugade, as the Filipino people witnessed anew a historic milestone for the Philippines' railway system— the signing of the three (3) remaining contract packages for the PNR Clark Phase 2 (Malolos-Clark), or the Malolos-Clark segment of the massive North South Commuter Railway (NSCR) Project.Magbasa pa
Build Build Build has saved President Duterte in many ways. With infrastructure investments reaching US$15 billion per year, the ambitious program has kept the economy on a steady path of growth whilst being its biggest job generator. It is has also improved the quality of life of our people.Magbasa pa
MANILA – The country’s first airport railway express service will soon start construction as the first two contract packages for the Philippine National Railways Clark Phase 2 (Malolos-Clark) segment of the massive North-South Commuter Railway (NSCR) project were signed over the weekend.Magbasa pa
This was underscored and expounded by Department of Transportation (DOTr) Secretary Arthur Tugade, as the Contract Packages N-04 and N-05 of the PNR Clark Phase 2 (Malolos-Clark)—one of the segments of the massive North-South Commuter Railway (NSCR) Project—have been officialy signed today.Magbasa pa
Konstrukyon sa Metro Rail Transit Line 7 (MRT-7) nasa halos 59% completion rate na. Ayon sa Department of Transportation (DOTr), August 2001 nang unang isumite ang MRT-7 Unsolicited Proposal sa noon ay Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC).Magbasa pa
- By Dona Dominguez-Cargullo
- Radyo Inquirer
Standing at 58.95% completion rate as of June 2020, this 22-km. rail line will have 24 stations, and will run from North Avenue Station to San Jose Del Monte, Bulacan.
MRT-7 is expected to serve 300,000 to 850,000 passengers per day, with room for capacity expansion to accommodate future increase in ridership, once operational.
- Video Courtesy of CNN Philippines
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is scheduled to "green-light" its second-biggest loan ever to the Philippines next year, this time for the massive railway project that will run between Manila and Laguna. ADB principal transport specialist for Southeast Asia Markus Roesner told reporters that the Manila-based multilateral lender’s board was expected to approve a $2.61-billion loan for the 56-km PNR Calamba by the third quarter of 2020.Magbasa pa
Railway projects are taking center stage next year, as they account for the bulk of the Department of Transportation's (DOTr) proposed budget for 2020. The department presented to the Senate on Thursday its P147-billion proposed spending plan for next year, where P108 billion will be spent on projects, of which 99% will be spent on railways.Magbasa pa
- By Denise A. Valdez
Infrastructure and construction giants from Europe and Asia are vying to build the country’s first “airport express” railway line that will link Manila and Clark in Pampanga province, in line with the Duterte administration’s goal to decongest the capital. The Department of Transportation (DOTr) said on Wednesday that companies from Indonesia, Japan, Spain, South Korea, Thailand as well local builders submitted bids for three contract packages under the Philippine National Railways (PNR) Clark Phase 2.Magbasa pa
Aiming to significantly reduce travel time through a safe, reliable, and convenient means of transport, the government is looking into extending the massive railway network it wanted to build in Luzon northeast to the provinces of Nueva Ecija and as far as Cagayan.Magbasa pa