Railway plan for cargo backed
A transportation group expressed support for the Duterte administration’s plan to revive the country’s cargo railway industry, which will help ease road congestion in Metro Manila and other urban centers.
Michael Salalima, executive director at the Transport group National Alliance of Transport Organization (Nato), said in a statement the plan would also benefit the country’s cargo shipping and logistics industry.
“A rail-based solution is a viable alternative to address the congestion in Metro Manila and its environs; expanding the rail systems, both for more efficient cargo transport as well as commuter relief, is the first step to decongest our major roads,” Salalima said in a statement.
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