CDO solon files bill seeking Lumbia Airport privatization proceeds to fund Mindanao Railway Project

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Cagayan de Oro 2nd District Congressman Rufus B. Rodriguez to gether with this brother ABAMIN Rep. Maximo Rodriguez Jr. have filed House Bill 4059 seeking that the proceeds for the privatization of Lumbia Airport will be used to finance the much-delayed Mindanao Railway project.

Pimentel wants Mindanao Railway Project transferred to PNR

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SENATOR Aquilino Pimentel III has urged President Benigno Aquino III to transfer the  supervision of the Mindanao Railway Project Office from the Land Transportation and Franchising Regulatory Board to the Philippine National Railways.

Include Mindanao Railway in PPP, Aquino told

Cagayan de Oro City Rep. Rufus Rodriguez urged the Aquino administration the other day to include the proposed Mindanao railway project in its PPP (public-private partnership) program.

Mindanao railway project key to Laguindingan Airport success

Government’s failure to include the Mindanao Railway Project (MRP) in its priority development projects is a major blooper and may have negative effects on the successful operation of the Laguindingan Airport.

Jaraula asks Roxas to help in pushing for railway project

FORMER mayor Constantino Jaraula has written to Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas II to ask him to help in pushing for the implementation of the planned railway system project from Misamis Oriental to Lanao del Norte.

House body revives Mindanao railway plan

AN OLD plan to build a railway in Mindanao was revived by a House panel which has approved a bill creating a state-run corporation that will own and operate the planned system.

DOTC wants more detailed study on Mindanao railway

This confuses me….I thought the feasibility study for the Mindanao Railway was completed last year. But now, DOTC again wants a detailed feasibility study for the viability of the Mindanao railway system project before it can be offered to interested private investors.

Railway to include shuttle service from CDO-Iligan to Laguindingan Airport

Phase one of the proposed P66.4-billion Mindanao Railway System will include a shuttle service from Cagayan de Oro to the Laguindingan Airport, about 50 kilometers apart. This is according to the the regional office of the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA).

Oro’s MRPO office to oversee railway projects in Mindanao

The government has conferred the Mindanao Railway Project Office (MRPO) based in Cagayan de Oro City as a permanent office under the Philippine National Railways (PNR) only in November this year.

Mindanao railway opens in 2013

Segment 1 of Phase 1 connects CdeO and Laguindingan A RAILWAY connecting Cagayan de Oro to Laguindingan town in Misamis Oriental will likely be operational in 2013, an official of the Mindanao Railway Project Office (MRPO) said.

Cagayan de Oro City mayor lauds Malacañang for giving priority to Mindanao Railway System

The chief executive of this growing city in Mindanao was elated after learning that Malacanang has given priority to the Mindanao Railway System (MRS).

Gov't to prioritize Mindanao Railway

The government is exploring the possibility of prioritizing the development of the proposed Mindanao Railway, a proposal which was originally hatched during the Estrada administration and was pushed by then ARMM chairman Nur Misuari.