Did you know? The South Commuter Railway Project (SCRP) – a section of the North-South Commuter Railway (NSCR) network designed to improve connectivity within the Greater Manila Area – is Asian Development Bank’s largest infrastructure investment to date.
The railway system will serve more than 600,000 passengers daily by 2040 and is seen to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by over 284,000 tons of carbon dioxide annually.
According to Ahmed M. Saeed (Vice-President for East Asia, Southeast Asia, and the Pacific of the Asian Development Bank), This project represents ADB’s biggest infrastructure investment and reflects our commitment to helping the Philippines attain its goals of reducing poverty, improving the lives of Filipinos, and achieving green, resilient, and high economic growth.
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