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Proposed 250 km scheme with 80 stations under review for possible BOT concession with JK International. Five stages of building, with first stage connecting Aquino International airport with North Fairview in Quezon City taking six/seven years. March 1998.Manila Department of Transportation and Communications has signed memorandum of understanding with Italian contractors Fincosit and SELI for a 10 km tunnel from Fort Bonifacio to Greenhills to be operational by 2004. Engineering studies are complete, and $700 million finance is being arranged. Legislation for land use for the tunnel is under discussion with the Metro Manila Development Authority. December 2000.