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New train system to take commuters from Bulacan to Manila in 35 mins

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May. 23, 18 | 4:37 pm

Traveling from Bulacan to Manila will be a lot faster and more convenient because of this new transportation development.

The recently-opened Plaridel Bypass Road already cut down the travelling time from Bulacan to Manila to 45 minutes. But if that is not yet enough, commuters from the North will soon be able to reach the country’s capital in only 35 minutes.

This will be made possible by the North-South Commuter Railway (NSCR), a new train system which has a length of about 37.6 kms.

The new train, which can accommodate at least 300,000 passengers daily, will be connecting Malolos, Bulacan and Tutuban in Manila.

The NCSR is partially funded by a loan from the Japan International Cooperation Agency. It is the first phase of the Philippine National Railways’ plan to build a train system which will connect Metro Manila to its nearby provinces.

The NCSR is expected to begin operations by December 2021.

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