A 160-capacity light hybrid road vehicle made by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) will be used for public transportation at the Clark Freeport Zone by the end of 2015.
The Clark Development Corp. (CDC) and the DOST signed a memorandum of agreement on Tuesday (September 22) for the train to be used by employees working in the freeport zone.
The trains was lent to the CDC and will be tested along the major thoroughfares in the area in October.
Dr. Rio Pagtalunan, DOST analysis and testing division chief, said the train is powered by diesel fuel and electric batteries and can run up to 50 kph.
The CDC has allotted P1 million for the train's operations.
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