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MRT Line 7 Project (MRT 7)*

Project Brief
Implementing Agency

Department of Transportation (DOTr)

Project Description

The project involves the financing, design, construction, operation & maintenance of the 23-kilometer elevated railway line with 14 stations from San Jose Del Monte, Bulacan to MRT 3 North Avenue in Quezon City and the 22-kilometer asphalt road from Bocaue Interchange of the North Luzon Expressway (NLEX) to the intermodal terminal in Tala. The road component will divert northern provincial buses operation to San Jose Del Monte, thereby decongesting EDSA.

 

 

Estimated Project Cost During Approval

PHP 77 Billion**

Procurement Mode

Unsolicited

Contractual Scheme

Build-Gradual Transfer-Operate and Maintain (BGTOM)

Contract Term

25 years

Implementation Mode

National

Region

  • Region III - Central Luzon
  • National Capital Region

Sector

Transportation,Rail

Project Proponent

SMC-Mass Rail Transit 7, Inc

Status

Ongoing construction activities. Total accomplishment of construction works for the rail component*** is 62.18% complete as of March 22, 2023.
Civil works is 66.06% complete.
Rolling stocks and E&M systems is 64.48% complete..

* As of June 29, 2022, the variation proposal for the Project is submitted to the Investment Coordination Committee (ICC) for approval

** Project cost during approval by the ICC on March 26, 2004, and later reapproved by the NEDA Board on November 21, 2013. On June 22, 2022, DOTr submitted the project for approval of its proposed variation, with a new project cost amounting to Php 125.04 billion.

*** revised status excluding the highway and the IT components

  • USEC. TIMOTHY JOHN R. BATAN
    Undersecretary for Rail, Department of Transportation
  • MS. KRISTINA ALODIA A. ARMENGOL
    Project Monitoring Officer, PPP Center
    (+632) 709.4146 local 5203