The Department of Transportation issued the notice of award to the joint venture of Megawide Construction Corp. and Hyundai Engineering & Construction Co. Ltd. and Dong-ah Geological Engineering Company Ltd. of Korea for the construction of the Malolos-Clark Railway Project (MCRP) Package 1.
Amounting to P28-billion, the project involves the construction of 17 kilometers of viaduct structure, including elevated station buildings in Calumpit, Bulacan and Apalit, Pampanga. This project is part of the North-South Commuter Railway project.
According to DOTr, once completed the project will shorten travel time between Clark and Manila from two to three hours by bus to only one hour by train.
Photo: Railway PRO