The Daily Manila Shimbun


LRMC signs P980m deal to restore LRT Line 1 structure

April 19, 2017

Light Rail Manila Corp.,  a consortium led by Ayala Corp. and Metro Pacific Investments Corp. said on Wednesday it signed a P980-million deal with First Balfour to restore the structure of Light Rail Transit (LRT) Line 1. The project  includes restoring parapets, faulty concrete, and repair of river bridges of the system. “This project is a priority for us given that it concerns the safety of our passengers,” Rogelio Singson, LRMC president and chief executive, said. LRMC earlier  completed the rehabilitation of Doroteo Station, which is part its P500-million Station Improvement Project. LRMC also working on rehabilitating United Nations, Gil Puyat, Abad Santos, Pedro Gil, and R. Papa stations. The target is in June. The company won the P65-billion LRT Line 1 extension project, with a premium bid of P9.35 billion in September 2014. DMS .