The Department of Transportation released a progress report on the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) Line 7 just this Monday. They announced that as of October 2019, the new MRT line connecting Quezon City to Cubao was 49.22% complete.
DOTr’s report stated that “civil works of the underground/depressed, at-grade, and elevated guideway are in various stages of construction, while civil works of nine of the 14 stations are in full swing. Trackworks installation are also ongoing.”
PROGRESS REPORT: The Metro Rail Transit Line 7 (MRT-7) is now 49.22% COMPLETE, as of October 2019!Based on the latest…
It also explained that “the required rolling stock of 108 cars have been completed, and are awaiting shipment pending the availability of the depot/holding area.”
MRT-7 is expected to be completed by 2021. The 22-kilometer line is predicted to shorten travel time between Quezon City and San Jose Del Monte in Bulacan from 2-3 hours to just 35 minutes.
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