Category Archives: railway

Biz leaders laud approval of Mindanao rail’s Phase 1

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 29 June) – Business leaders were all praises after the National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) board approved the phase 1 of the 830-km. Mindanao Railway Project (MRP) that will heighten the “pace of development” in the island. In a text message Thursday, Davao City Chamber of Commerce and Industry Inc. (DCCCII) president Ronald […]

Mindanao railways to cost $9 billion

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 12 Jan) – The development of the 1,500-km Mindanao Railway System will cost $9 billion (around Php445.3 trillion), the Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) said. Romero Montenegro, MinDA director for investment promotion and public affairs, said that their consultants are currently finalizing the feasibility study on the railway system that will connect […]