KOREAN COMPANY TO START DAVAO CITY RAILWAY PROJECT STUDY IN SEPTEMBER – Durian Post No. 149

THE DURIAN POST BY ROGER "DURIANBURGDAVAO" BALANZA

BY ROGER M. BALANZA

Within the decade, Davao City, Mindanao’s premier city, would be the envy of every Philippine city: Barring hitches,  Davao City will be the second metropolis to have a Light Railway Transit (LRT).

p8 (1)

An LRT is among big-ticket projects in the wish list of city planners.

A South Korean company has started the wheels rolling for the multi-million dollar project with a study to start in September and completed early next year.

On Monday, June 16, Mayor Rodrigo Duterte signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Korea Engineering and Construction (KEC) for the conduct of a feasibility study on the railway project, which will be at no cost to the local government.

Among proposed concept by KEG is a 13.6km LRT system knifing through the city’s main roads.

Chae Kwon II, KEG chief researcher of the KEC, laid down the feasibility study in a Power Point presentation…

View original post 620 more words

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s