Rails Needed for $ 81.6-M Trains Intended for Cavite LRT Project
Train coaches worth about $ 81.6 million (more than P3.83 billion) are in danger of becoming white elephants unless the government decides soon to build the structures, including the rails, for the Light Rail Transit (LRT) extension project up to Cavite.
This was gathered yesterday from Filipino construction mogul Philip Cruz of Filsystems Consortium who also accused the LRT administration of committing serious irregularities in the bidding for the LRT Line 1 extension being constructed along E. de los Santos Avenue (EDSA).
Appearing in a congressional hearing called by the House Committee on Oversight, Cruz said the LRT Administration (LRTA) allegedly infringed on …
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Publication information: Article title: Rails Needed for $ 81.6-M Trains Intended for Cavite LRT Project. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Manila Bulletin. Publication date: February 12, 2009. Page number: Not available. © 2009 Manila Bulletin Publishing Corp. COPYRIGHT 2009 Gale Group.
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