MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine National Railways (PNR) reopened this Thursday, October 6, the flight of the Calamba-Lucena-Calamba line that will pass through the provinces of Laguna and Quezon.
The first trip of the relaunched Calamba – Lucena route will leave Calamba Station at 6:30 PM, hours after President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. witnessed. the signing of four North-South Commuter Railway (NSCR) projects.
This reopened line is now ready to serve commuters from Calamba, San Pablo, and Lucena.
Aside from the convenience it will bring to commuters, the reopened line is expected to have shorter travel times from Lucena, San Pablo, and Calamba, and back.
The morning trip from Lucena station leaves at 4:50 am while the last trip from Calamba is at 6:30 pm. The running time from Lucena to Calamba is two hours and 33 minutes. While the running time from Lucena to San Pablo is one hour and 32 minutes.
The minimum fare from Lucena to San Pablo costs P 15, while the minimum fare from Lucena to Calamba is around P 20.
The reopened line will offer nine flag makeshift stops along Pansol, Masili, Los Banos, College, IRRI, Tiaong (Lalig), Candelaria, Lutucan, and Sariaya.
Department of Transportation (DOTr) Secretary Jaime J. Bautista said that this project will not only provide opportunities for tourism, but also faster travel time options for passengers between provinces.
“Not only tourism will continue to be colored, but also a faster, more comfortable trip for passengers coming from the provinces of Laguna and Quezon,” said the DOTr Secretary.
“This railway will offer safe, affordable, convenient, and comfortable transport to Filipinos, while accelerating the country’s economic rebound,” sabi ni Bautista.
In its heyday, PNR had the most extensive network of railways in the country, running from Dagupan to Naga. Jocelyn Tabangcura-Domenden
The post PNR Calamba-Lucena flight tomorrow appeared first on REMATE ONLINE.