Construction of 1st phase of Metro Manila subway to start before end of 2019

Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade said the construction for the Metro Manila Subway Project, that will run from Mindanao Avenue-Quirino Highway, Quezon City to FTI, Taguig City, will start before the end of 2019.

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Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade said the construction for the Metro Manila Subway Project, that will run from Mindanao Avenue-Quirino Highway, Quezon City to FTI, Taguig City, will start before the end of 2019.

“We will start the construction by the end of this year, earlier will be November latest will be December of this year,” Tugade told CNN Philippines.

“Yung depot ginagawa na po ngayon, yung mga right of way ina-address [na],” he added.

Tugade also said a railway institute will be built as a training center for future workers, and officers of the subway.

The transportation secretary said the first three stations that will be constructed will be at Mindanao Avenue, Tandang Sora, and North Avenue.

Meanwhile, Tugade said he wants the subway to be partially operational by first quarter of 2022.

“[Yung] buong systema na ‘yan [ng subway] baka umabot 2024, 2025,” he said.

source: manila bulletin

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