The actual construction of LRT1 Cavite Extension will start in April, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) said.
“Nakapaloob sa 11.7-kilometer railway extension project ang pagtatayo ng walong (8) bagong istasyon,” DOTr said.
Stations to be added are Redemptorist, NAIA Avenue, Asia World, Ninoy Aquino, and Dr. Santos stations in Parañaque, Las Piñas and Zapote stations in Las Piñas City and Niog station in Bacoor.
DOTr said the target of Light Rail Manila Corporation (LRMC) is to complete the project by fourth quarter of 2021.
“Oras na matapos ito, inaasahang aakyat mula sa kasalukuyang 300,000 patungong 800,000 ang bilang ng mga pasaherong maseserbisyuhan ng LRT-1,” DOTr said.