The Department of Transportation today conducted the Start of Works Ceremony for Contract Package 1 of PNR Clark Phase 1 (Tutuban-Malolos segment).
PNR Clark Phase 1 Package 2 involves stations Solis, Caloocan, Valenzuela, Meycauayan, Marilao, and Bocaue.
It can be recalled that in February, the construction of Package 1 which involves Balagtas, Guiguinto, and Malolos stations was commenced.
PNR Clark Phase 1 (Tutuban-Malolos segment) is part of the bigger North-South Commuter Railway (NSCR) project.
PNR Clark Phase 1 will be connected to Phase 2 which will extend the line to Clark. It will also be connected to PNR Calamba line which will extend the line to Calamba.
“Oras na maging fully operational ang 38-kilometrong PNR Clark Phase 1 sa 4th quarter ng taong 2021, inaasahang bibilis ang biyahe sa pagitan ng Maynila at Bulacan,” DOTr said.
“Magiging 35 MINUTO na lang ang commute sa pamamagitan ng tren mula sa kasalukuyang isa’t kalahating oras,” it added.