Light Rail Manila Corp inks operation and maintenance contract with French firm RATP Dev for the LRT1 extension project [fr]
- RATP President François-Xavier Perin, Light Rail Manila Corporation CEO Jesus Francisco, RATP Dev Business Unit Director for Asia Cyril Carniel
Last December 8, 2014 at the French Residence in Makati, French firm RATP Dev and the Light Rail Manila Corporation signed an operations and maintenance contract for the LRT1 extension project.
RATP Dev, a subsidiary of the RATP Group, the fifth largest urban transport operator in the world, will offer its expertise and advice for the project in terms of operations and equipment and infrastructure maintenance, as well as the training of local personnel. The contract will last for 20 years.
RATP Dev will also be the first international operator to provide this type of service in the Philippines.