DOTr – Manila to Clark Mass Transit Railway Line – Philippines - Project Profile
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The Department of Transportation (DOTr) is planning to undertake the construction of a mass transit railway link between Manila and Central Luzon, the Philippines.
The project includes the construction of a 107.5km rail transit line comprising 17 combined elevated stations, and it will be implemented in two phases.
The first phase includes the construction of a 38km line connecting Tutuban in Manila to Malolos in Bulacan, comprising five stations: Marilao and Meycauayan in Bulacan; and Valenzuela, Caloocan, and Tutuban in Metro Manila.
The second phase includes the construction of a 69.5km line connecting Malolos to the Clark freeport zone comprising the remaining 12 stations: Solis; Bocaue; Balagtas; Guiguinto; Malolos; Calumpit; Apalit; San Fernando; Angeles; Clark; Clark International Airport; and New Clark City in Pampanga.
It includes the construction of stations, and the installation of rail tracks, signalling systems and safety systems.
The project will be funded by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) through Official Development Assistance (ODA) from Japan.
In November 2015, the project secured US$2,000 million funding for the first phase from JICA.
The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) completed the feasibility study on the project. DOTr awarded the construction contract to an undisclosed Japanese contractor.
In July 2017, DOTr secured approvals for the second phase of the project from the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA).
Construction works are scheduled to commence in the fourth quarter of 2017, and are scheduled for completion by the fourth quarter of 2021.
The project includes the construction of a 107.5km rail transit line comprising 17 combined elevated stations between Manila and Central Luzon, the Philippines.
The US$4,900 million project includes the following:
1. Construction of a 38km rail line in the first phase
2. Construction of a 69.5km rail line in the second phase