Transport And Infrastructure Department

The Transport and Infrastructure Department aims to promote a unique and comprehensive approach to infrastructure project implementation in the Philippines. Supported by Marubeni Corporation’s extensive and well-respected worldwide experience and a global information network, the department offers services such as:

Railway Transportation Systems

  • Light Rail Transit Systems
  • Urban Mass Transit and Subway Systems
  • People Mover Systems

Airport Transportation Systems

  • Airspace Management Systems
  • Airport Ramp Systems
  • Terminal Operation Systems
  • Aircraft Leasing

Meteorological Facilities

  • Weather Forecast Radar
  • Flood Control

Transportation Infrastructure

  • Railway Infrastructure
  • Roads and Highways
  • Bridges
  • Tunnels
  • Airports
  • Ports

We provide expertise in Technical Cooperation (government technical assistance, supplier information, operational and maintenance expertise), Project Promotion (preliminary study, master plan, system recommendation, feasibility study, cost estimate), Financing (export credit agency, project financing, commercial credit loans, leasing), Supply (turnkey contractor, sub-system supply, technical assistance, after-sales service), Fund Arrangement (Government supported Credit, Yen Credit, Grant Assistance, Multinational Funds), and Investment for Railway Operation and Maintenance.

Marubeni’s achievements reflect a commitment to practical transportation systems for people and goods, including railways, rolling stock manufacturing plants, rolling stock maintenance workshops, airport facilities and transportation infrastructure. We also contribute to operational management with low cost financing, as well as competitively-priced materials and human resources.


Metro Manila Light Rail Transit Line 1 Capacity Expansion Project – Phase 1

Commissioned in 1999, the objective of this project was to increase the maximum carrying capacity of LRT Line No. 1 from 18,000 pphpd to 27,000 pphpd. As sole prime contractor, Marubeni’s role included:

  • Supply of 7 new 4-car Light Rail Train-sets
  • Supply and Installation of Additional Substation Equipment
  • Renovation of Station with Installation of Elevator and Escalators
  • Modification of Signaling and Telecommunications
  • Extension of Tracks in Car Depots and yards

Metro Manila Light Rail Transit Line 1 Capacity Expansion Project – Phase 2 Package B

Commissioned in 2009, the objective of this project was to increase the maximum carrying capacity of LRT Line No. 1 from 27,000 pphpd to 40,000 pphpd. As sole prime contractor, Marubeni implemented the following:

  • Upgrading of traction power supply and distribution to accommodate the new trains
  • Installation of air-conditioning units in the 1st Gen fleet and replacement of ACU in the 2nd Gen fleet
  • Replacement of worn out rails in the revenue line

Metro Manila Light Rail Transit Line 2 Project - Package IV

The LRT Line No. 2 is a 14-kilometer mostly elevated carriageway traversing a total of eleven (11) stations along the route Manila-San Juan-Quezon City-Marikina-Pasig City. It is designed to transport a capacity of 64,000 pphpd based on 90 seconds headway and 1,600 passengers per 4-car train.

Marubeni as the leader of an international consortium was responsible for the design, procurement, delivery, installation, test and commissioning of:

  • 72 electric cars
  • Trackwork
  • Power Supply System
  • Catenary System
  • Signaling System
  • Telecommunication System
  • Automatic Fare Collection System

Metro Manila Light Rail Transit Line 2 East Extension

Marubeni was awarded the Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) Contractor of the Capacity Enhancement of Mass Transit Systems in Metro Manila Project – Railway E&M system for LRT Line 2 East Extension. Two additional stations, namely, Marikina Station and Antipolo Station, were added to the existing LRT Line 2. The project was competed and has been operational since July 2021.

Contact Info  

Telephone: +63 (2) 8819-0211 to 20 loc. 303
Fax: +63 (2) 8818-8602