LRT-1 Cavite Extension Project Getting Closer To Completion!

Cavite residents stand to enjoy seamless and convenient train travel when the LRT-1 Cavite Extension Project gets fully completed early next year, after reporting 73% overall progress rate as of August 2022.

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the Light Rail Manila Corporation (LRMC), with help from private partners, have been fast-tracking completion the project, which had been delayed for almost 20 years.

At present, the trackwork installation is 50% complete, while the electromechanical works, such as laying of rails and installation of the electrical system, as well as the construction of the five (5) additional LRT-1 stations namely, the Redemptorist, MIA, PITX Asia World, Ninoy Aquino, and Dr. Santos, are going full blast.

Once completed, this extension is expected to trim down travel time between Baclaran and Bacoor, Cavite to just 25 minutes, from 1 hour and 10 minutes, and increase LRT-1’s capacity from 500,000 to 800,000 passengers daily.

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