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Duterte creates Philippine Railways Institute

Nov 28, 2019 - 4:40 PM

The PRI, to be lodged under the transportation department, will train railways personnel on how to better operate and manage railways

Commuters board the Chinese made MRT3 Dalian Train during its first off-peak hour's operation from 8:30 to 10:30 pm tonight, October 15. The Aquino administration had purchased 48 Dalian trains for P3.8 billion, most of which have not been used amid doubts over their compatibility with the MRT tracks. October 15, 2019. Photo by Maria Tan/Rappler

6 new railways to look out for

Sep 10, 2019 - 12:45 AM

Will we see these railways completed within the lifetime of the current administration?

P5.6B allotted for Mindanao railway land acquisition

Nov 12, 2018 - 10:11 PM

City governments are signing an agreement with the Department of Transportation, and have been talking to families whose properties will be affected

ARTIST'S perspective of the Mindanao Railway System Project. Image courtesy of the Department of Transportation

Batangas taps Chinese firm to develop airport, seaport, railway

Dec 15, 2017 - 1:53 PM

Batangas Governor Hermilando Mandanas signs a memorandum of understanding Teamrise Group Company Limited in Hongkong

SIGNED. Batangas Governor Hermilando Mandanas (seated, left) signs a Memorandum of Understanding with China real estate company Teamrise Group Co. Ltd in Hongkong for 6 major projects for the province of Batangas. He is joined by (standing, from left) Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo, Special Envoy of the President to China Fernando Borja, and Philippine Ports Authority representative Elmer Cadano.

Alvarez: No improvement in traffic, trains after 100 days under Duterte

Oct 03, 2016 - 3:50 PM

Despite dismay over traffic Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez still praises President Rodrigo Duterte for his overall performance during his first 100 days in office

NOT ENOUGH? Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez is unhappy with how the Duterte administration is moving to address traffic so far. File photos by Rappler

Duterte vs De Lima, Mindanao railway project, Ryan Lochte | 12PM wRap

Aug 19, 2016 - 1:15 PM

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China, Japan, Korea keen on funding Mindanao railway project

Aug 18, 2016 - 8:55 PM

The proposed 2 000 kilometer Mindanao wide railway is currently undergoing a feasibility study

DOTC to start dry run of LRT2 Masinag extension traffic plan

Aug 28, 2015 - 6:57 PM

The proposed traffic management plan of the transportation department is seen to ease expected heavy traffic in Marikina Cainta and Antipolo due to the LRT2 extension project

TRAFFIC CONGESTION. Once construction is in full swing, the 3.9-kilometer stretch will reduce lanes for traffic to four from 5. Photo by Chrisee Dela Paz/Rappler

PH gov't opens bid for design of LRT2 West Extension

Jul 08, 2015 - 12:16 PM

By 2019 LRT2 will run from Masinag in Antipolo City all the way to Pier 4 area in Manila City

LRT2 East, West extension projects to be completed in 2019

Jun 10, 2015 - 9:12 PM

It is expected to cater daily to an additional 75 000 passengers from the densely populated areas of Rizal province

MRT fare hike debate: Who should pay?

Mar 07, 2015 - 11:48 AM

Some say Metro Manila commuters should pay for the train s services; others say even non riders who benefit from the mass transport system should contribute too

PUBLIC SERVICE. IBON Foundation president Sonny Africa discusses the MRT fare hike in UP Diliman. Photo by Patrice Manuel for UP School of Economics Student Council and UP Economics Towards Consciousness

PNR fare hike 'justified' – JV Ejercito

Mar 03, 2015 - 9:29 PM

Compared to the MRT and LRT the state run PNR has received a smaller subsidy to maintain and run its operations Ejercito says

UPGRADES NEEDED. PNR management asks commuters to bear with the proposed fare hike, saying it's needed to upgrade the state-run train line. Photo from PNR Facebook

PNR GM: I'll resign if train services don't improve

Feb 27, 2015 - 9:32 AM

PNR general manager Joseph Allan Dilay promises better service and facilities to commuters as officials seek a P10 to P15 minimum fare hike

FARE HIKE PROPOSAL. PNR officials explain why the train line needs the fare hike to cover deficits in its operational expenses.

UP, DOST to design cheaper train after test run

Dec 16, 2012 - 12:03 AM

Local developers hope the Automated Guideway Transit will further propel the development of the country s railway system and the economy in general

Photo by DOST-MIRDC