MRT-7 now 50% complete
The Department of Transportation (DOTr) as announced that as of January 15 the construction of Metro Rail Transit Line 7 (MRT-7) is 50.69% complete.
“To date, civil works of the underground/depressed, at grade, and elevated guideway of the rail line are in various stages of construction, while the civil works of the nine (9) stations are at full blast,” DOTr said.
“For the rolling stock and electrical and mechanical works, 108 cars have already been completed, while the installation of track works are underway,” it added.
DOTr noted that once operational, MRT-7 is expected to serve 300,000 to 850,000 passengers daily, with room for capacity expansion to accommodate future increases in ridership.
“It will also be inter-connected with LRT-1, MRT-3, and the Metro Manila Subway via the Common Station in North Avenue,” DOTr said.