Duterte gov’t reviving Manila to North railway plan

The Duterte administration is reviving a plan to rebuild Luzon's northern railway network, which would link Manila to the provinces of Tarlac, La Union and Cagayan. This was revealed Tuesday by the Department of Transportation (DOTr), which held bilateral talks with counterparts from Russia during the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations Summit. DOTr assistant secretary Leah Quiambao said the Philippines and Russia are exploring cooperation on several areas. This includes a possible grant from Russia to finance a study on the "Northern Luzon railway corridor", or areas to the north beyond the New Clark City in Pampanga. "Russia is expected to bring with it its develop...

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