Sec. Tugade Announces Arrival of Trains for PNR Clark & Calamba

Transportation Secretary Art Tugade announced the arrival of modern trains that will be used for PNR Clark and PNR Calamba this coming December 2021. 


According to the announcement made by the Transportation Secretary the two segments of the massive North-South Commuter Railway (NSCR) Project will be December. 


The arrival of the training simulator for PNR Clark Phase 1 will be between September and October 2021. Based on initial report, at present, the construction of PNR Clark Phase 1 is 45.82% complete. 

The contractors of the highly anticipated commuter railway, will be set on piles over the next two weeks as confirmed by Tugade himself. 

"Patunay ito na ang proyektong ito ay talaga namang tuloy-tuloy na at nagkakatotoo."


Conceptualized in 1993 and with funding from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), the  the PNR Clark Phase 1 Project is a 38-kilometer railway that runs from Tutuban in Manila to Malolos, Bulacan.

Secretary Tugade also informed his followers on social media that the PNR Clark Phase 2, on the other hand, is a 54-kilometer rail line, which will connect Malolos, Bulacan and Clark, Pampanga. 

The said modern commuter railway project will also feature the country’s first-ever Airport Express, which will cut travel time from the Clark International Airport in Pampanga to Makati City to about an hour.

Shelved for two decades, the PNR Clark Phase 2 Project is now at a 28.79% completion rate.


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