philippine national railways

Philippine National Railways (PNR)

Posted on July 1, 2008

The Light Railway Transits may be the preference of most commuters nowadays, but we mustn’t take for granted the granddaddy that started it all.¬† Although the present-day¬†Philippine National Railways (PNR) started in 1964, the history of railway transport in the country dates back to 1875 when King Alfonso XII of Spain decreed that a railway system be constructed in the island of Luzon. In 1892, the Northrail (Ferrocaril de Manila-Dagupan) was opened. Well into 1940, the network continued to expandRead More