LRT-1 Cavite extension project to start in April  

By: - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ
/ 03:59 PM March 04, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Light Rail Transit Line 1 (LRT-1) Cavite extension project will finally start next month, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) announced Monday.

In a Facebook post, the DOTr announced that the construction of the 11.7-kilometer railway extension, including eight new stations, will start in April.


“Magsisimula na ngayong Abril ang actual construction ng LRT-1 Cavite Extension na magdurugtong sa Baclaran at Bacoor, Cavite,” the DOTr said in its Facebook page.


MAGANDANG BALITA! PAPARATING na ang matagal nang pinapangarap ng maraming Caviteño!Magsisimula na ngayong Abril ang…

Department of Transportation – Philippines 发布于 2019年3月3日周日

The extension project will link LRT-1’s Baclaran station to Bacoor, Cavite.

Eight new stations would cut through the cities of  Pasay, Parañaque, Las Piñas, and Cavite province.

The DOTr and the Light Rail Manila Corporation Manila Corporation (LRMC) aims to finish the construction by the fourth quarter of 2021.

The extension is expected to increase the daily passenger load of LRT-1 from 300,000 to 800,000, the DOTr said. / gsg

Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Cavite extension, DoTr, latest news, latest updates, Local news, LRT 1, news, Philippines news updates, Transport
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.

© Copyright 1997-2020 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.