Philippines History 1892

Philippines Historical events in 1892. Important events that happened in Philippines History, famous births, deaths and major events in 1892.

19th February 1892

Railway from Manila to Mabalacat was opened

11 months after the first section of railway in the Philippines was opened, the second section of the railway was opened meaning the railway now reached from Manila to Mabalacat, Pampanga.

The railway instantly made a huge difference to the area and carried 31,929 tons of goods that year. 

24th November 1892

Grand Opening of Philippines First Railway

Thousands turned out for the grand opening of the first railway in the Philippines  in town all along the route of the first railway streets were decorated, bands played and people cheered as the first passengers travelled by train from Manila to Dagupan, Pangasinan a distance of 195.392km (121.41) The Railway was built by a British Company, Manila Railway Company. 

The first and second sections of the track had trains already running on the but the Grand Opening was to mark the completion of the line. However there was still two bridges still not finished.  

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