Manila Railroad Company





Location: Claro M. Recto St., Manila (Region NCR)
Category: Building
Type: Train Station
Status: Level II - With Marker
Marker Date: 1934

Marker Text:
MANILA RAILROAD COMPANY

PREPARATION OF A GENERAL PLAN FOR RAILROAD ON LUZON AUTHORIZED BY ROYAL DECREE JUNE 26, 1875. ROYAL APPROVAL OF DON EDUARDO LOPEZ NAVARRO'S PLANS MAY 11, 1883. CONCESSION FOR THE MANILA-DAGUPAN LINE AWARDED TO DON EDMUNDO SYKIES, JANUARY 21, 1887, AND LATER TRANSFERRED TO THE MANILA RAILROAD COMPANY, LTD. OF LONDON. CORNER STONE OF THE MAIN STATION BUILDING AT TUTUBAN LAID JULY 31, 1887. ENTIRE MANILA-DAGUPAN LINE, 196 KILOMETERS LONG, COMPLETED AND SERVICE INAUGURATED NOVEMBER 24, 1892.


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