The East-West Rail Project is a metro rail system that will address the huge ridership demand along Quezon Avenue-España Boulevard (formerly MRT9 project proposal), and provide interconnection with the Metro Manila urban rail network (LRT1, LRT2, MRT3, and the planned MRT7). The line intersects with PNR at its Antipolo Station with the aim to attract passengers taking sub-urban and long-distance trips using the PNR.
Detailed services provided by SYSTRA Philippines include:
- Attend weekly consortium coordination meetings and provide vital technical inputs
- Attend official meetings/conferences with government bodies (DOTr, NEDA, PNR, others);
- Assist in the elaboration of a preliminary project implementation schedule;
- Take-over of the project’s document control tasks;
- Update the study to current 2017 levels to include ridership data based on existing traffic and previously performed traffic demand forecasts;
- Assess the technology choices (particularly rolling stock) in light of the Philippine Government’s decision to shift all new projects to standard gauge;
- Re-assess the rolling stock technology in light of the decision of the Philippine National Railways not to pursue the integration of the Line 8 with the PNR South Line;
- Other adjustments or modifications that are deemed appropriate;
- Attend meetings required by the project sponsors, and preparation of presentation materials up to 2 months following the completion of this engagement; and,
- Performed related minor activities as maybe required from time to time.