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Thursday, December 27, 2007

Mindanao LRT!


Exciting times in Mindanao.



Photo:


Manila LRT enroute to Baclaran during October 2007. Jeffrey


(Philippine Railways SIG)




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A memorandum of agreement on the proposed Davao LRT has been signed by the Mindanao Business Council, Davao Integrated Development Council, MCC Capital Inc (A financial institution based in the UK) and local government areas in the Davao region.




It is expected that the new LRT system will serve built up areas of the coastline at Davao City, as well as Davao delSur and Davao del Norte. The system will ultimately be 60 kilometres in length and be a 'build, operate, transfer' type project.




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