Philippine National Railways

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Philippine National Railways
Pambansang Daambakal ng Pilipinas
IndustryRail transport
Founded1892 (as Ferrocarril de Manila-Dagupan)
1964 (as Philippine National Railways)
Area served
Metro Manila
Bicol Region
Key people
Ret. P/Dir. Gen. Roberto T. Lastimoso, PNP, Chairman
Junn B. Magno, General Manager
Commuter rail
Inter-city rail
Freight services
OwnerGovernment of the Philippines under DOTr

The Philippine National Railways (abbreviated as PNR), is a railway system in the Philippines, which is under the Department of Transportation (DOTr) as an associated agency. The present form of PNR was established in 1984. It currently runs 479 kilometers of the railway on the island of Luzon.

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^ Inter-city services have been suspended since 2014 and freight since 1971. The Manila-Clark Railway will be the first intercity service since the discontinuation of the Bicol Express in September 2014. Construction of the line shall commence by late 2017. There are also plans to revitalize to freight service. See Freight revival for more information.

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