Construction of the new rail line is now 55.3% complete
Commuters have a lot to be excited about, as it's really starting to feel like the MRT-7 is taking shape. As you may know, San Miguel Corporation (SMC) recently took delivery of new train sets from South Korea.Now, company
Testing is expected to begin in 2022
It looks like we'll soon find out if all the recent traffic around the Tandang Sora area due to the construction of the MRT-7 train line has been worth it.The brand-new three-car train sets were delivered and
Each of the two trainsets measures 65.45m long and consists of six cars
Looking forward to the opening of the new MRT-7 line? We have some good news for you, then. San Miguel Corporation has announced that it will be taking delivery of the new MRT-7 trains from South Korea next week.There
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President Rodrigo Duterte delivered his final State of the Nation Address earlier today. During his speech, he discussed the transport and infrastructure projects that the administration has taken to improve commuting and travel within Metro Manila.Here's a summary:"We have
All you need is a pet carrier
Any fur parents here who take the train regularly? Good news for you, folks: The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has confirmed that pets are now allowed inside the MRT-3.The announcement comes after a Facebook post featuring a dog aboard the
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PUBs and PUJ operations limited to 50% capacity, rail lines to 30%
We've now entered enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) in Greater Manila (or more awkwardly known as 'NCR Plus'). Again. It feels like we're back to square one after more than a year into this pandemic. Anyway...The government has already announced
For those of you still taking the train
Still braving the MRT-3 despite the surge in COVID-19 cases? Then you'll want to make some adjustments to your commute toward the end of the month, as rail line's management has announced a temporary closure due to maintenance
Did you see this?
MRT-3 management is assuring everyone that, yes, the train line takes keeping people safe from COVID-19 very, very seriously.Commuters were up in arms over the weekend after a video of MRT-3 cleaning staff "disinfecting" train cars in a
Looking forward to this, commuters?
Let's face it: Commuting in the metro isn't fun. Actually, it hasn't been for several years now. And amid this pandemic, things have arguably gotten far worse than ever.That said, there's still a lot that we commuters
Current completion progress stands at 54%
Those of you looking forward to commuting via the MRT-7 still have a long wait ahead of you. In a statement, the San Miguel Corporation (SMC) shared that the privately funded infrastructure project is set to open in December 2022. While
Plan your trips accordingly
Heads up if you're taking the MRT during the Christmas holidays: the train's management has released the following schedule covering December 19 to January 5.North AvenueTaft AvenueNorth AvenueTaft AvenueNorth AvenueTaft AvenueNorth AvenueTaft AvenueNOTE: This article first appeared on Reportr.
It’s been a very, very long year
You've probably heard this dozens of times before already, but we'll say it again: It's been a long year. A lot of things happened throughout the course of 2020, from the beginning of January right until these last few
Take note, commuters
Heads up, commuters: The MRT-3 will be suspending its operations on November 14-15 and 28-30. This will be done in order to make way for rehabilitation and maintenance procedures that the Sumitomo-Mitsubishi Heavy Industries will conduct along the
There are several train projects in the pipeline
In traffic-ridden Metro Manila, trains provide an escape from clogged roads. Long queues and cramped rides deter many from taking a ride, but cheap fares make it an attractive option still.While the metro's train system works, it has left
For context, the current trains only operate at 40kph
The MRT-3 on Thursday test-ran new light rail trains and faster speeds to improve services for passengers during the extended quarantine, the Department of Transportation said on October 29.The simulation run tested the new general overhauled light rail vehicles,
Due to Typhoon Rolly
The Metro Rail Transit 3 (MRT-3) had initially announced that it would suspend operations from October 31 to November 2, so that maintenance works could be carried out. The scheduled suspension, however, will be postponed due to approaching Typhoon Rolly, the
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