The construction of the Metro Rail Transit Line 7 (MRT-7) is still ongoing and the people behind it are hard at work to finish it as early as possible to finally benefit commuters.
Initial plans for the MRT-7 began in 2001, but it wasn’t until 2008 that a 25-year concession agreement was signed. Now, years later, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) happily announced that the project has a 63.35% overall progress rate.
Previous reports say that the administration wants MRT-7 to be partially operational starting the last quarter of 2022.
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The MRT-7, which is a 22.8-kilometer (14.2-mile) line, aims to connect Quezon City from the North Triangle Common Station in North Avenue, to San Juan del Monte Bulacan.
Once completed, commuters who will travel from Quezon City to Bulacan, and vice versa, will be spared from the usual 2 to 3-hour travel time as it will be significantly cut to only 35 minutes.
The government expects the train to service 300,000 to 500,000 passengers on a daily basis.
MRT-7 will have 14 stations and the first line to come with third-rail electrification.
Via: Radyo Inquirer
Wow, i am so proud as a Filipino this time.really want to visit in Philippine God bless us.For our next administration good luck.
CSJDM…..correction po CITY OF SAN JOSE DEL MONTE, BULACAN hindi SAN JUAN…SAN JOSE po
i am working at DILIMAN ,QC …sa SJDM po acu umuuwi…ang usual travel time cu ay 3 hrs PAPASOK at 4hrs PAUWI…kapag sinuwerte sa trapik ung 4 hrs nagiging 6 hrs….parang laging OUT OF TOWN ang TRAVEL TIME cu COMING and GOING to my workplace….SALAMAT PO PRRD….
Big leap in transportation achievement by the PRRD Administration that will benefit the people. Hope it extends up to Angat, DRT, San Miguel, and San Ildefonso, Bulacan. This is the kind of government that we need.
San Jose Del Monte, Bulacan and not san juan del monte