Articles about Mrt 3

For rail replacement works
Attention MRT-3 regulars (or what's left of those who take the train, anyway): The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has announced the train line will be suspending operations for a handful of weekends from July to September.The affected weekends will
Things were pretty orderly, actually
It seems that on this first day of general community quarantine (GCQ) in the metro, traffic along EDSA has returned to the sorry state that we've been accustomed to over the years. The situation at the MRT stations, however, was entirely
After working hours were extended during ECQ
The Department of Transportation is eyeing the completion of MRT-3 rail replacement works as early as September 30 of this year-or five months ahead of the original February 2021 target completion date-thanks to the extension of repair hours from
Commuters of the metro, welcome to the ‘new normal’
Once the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) in Metro Manila is lifted, the different modes of public transport will finally resume operations-albeit at limited capacities-and this includes the major rail lines in the capital.Considering how trains are usually packed with
As if queues didn’t take long enough already
Commuters in Metro Manila know how difficult it is to practice social distancing when riding public transport, especially when traveling via the city's trains. This is why the Department of Transportation (DOTr) will only allow the major rail lines to resume
In a limited capacity, of course
The scheduled end of Metro Manila's enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) on May 16, 2020 is fast approaching, and along with it, the public transportation ban.The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has already shared guidelines for modes of public transportation set to
The agency has clarified the matter contrary to recent reports
The Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) announced this week that the resumption of the MRT rehabilitation project has been approved, provided that certain guidelines are complied with. "The IATF approves the request of the
No jeepneys, buses, taxis, or trains will be allowed to operate at full capacity
Commuters, drivers, and PUV operators, take note: The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has released the latest social-distancing guidelines for all modes of public transport amidst the current COVID-19 code red sublevel 2 situation in Metro Manila.If you've been
If possible, just stay at home
In case you didn't stay up for President Rodrigo Duterte's press conference last night, the nation is now under COVID-19 code red sublevel 2.In this situation, domestic travel by air, sea, and land to and from Metro Manila
Effective yesterday
Heads up, commuters: The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has just announced that the Beep stored value card issuance fee for Metro Manila's Light Rail Transit (LRT) and Metro Rail Transit (MRT) train lines has been raised to P30. Look:The new
Sad ones, to be honest
Anyone who has ever needed to ride the MRT at least once in their lives-especially during rush hour-knows how much of an ordeal it is to use this mode of transport. That's just the tip of the iceberg, though-
Do you still take this rail line?
The MRT-3 has seen much better days-not just logistically, but financially as well. According to the Department of Transportation (DOTr), the rail line's lower revenues in 2018 has mostly to do with poor maintenance during the years prior."Revenues
Operations resume on April 22
Planning to stay in the city during Holy Week? If yes, remember not to take the MRT as the rail line's management has announced its annual maintenance shutdown will take place over this period.According to an announcement made via the
No room for bad driving habits
Consider this scenario: A student-operator of a light rail transit (LRT) slows down his train as he approaches the Recto Avenue Station in Manila to prepare for a full stop to pick up passengers.But even before the train driver was
The agency is expecting few passengers
Planning to travel across the city by train during the holidays? If yes, you may want to plan ahead because the Department of Transportation (DOTr) has announced that the MRT-3 will implement shorter operating hours during the Yuletide season.In a
But what could be the motive?
The Department of Transportation (DOTr) and Metro Railway Transit Line 3 (MRT-3) management are looking into the possibility that yesterday's train detachment incident may have been a case of sabotage.In a statement released by the agency earlier today, the
A new provider will be sought
The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has today served its final decision to terminate its contract with Busan Universal Railways (BURI) for the maintenance of MRT-3 and other services.The official decision cited BURI's inability to address issues raised in a
Shipment to take place on July 29
When the Department of Transportation and Communications recently announced a new and modern "tap-and-go" ticketing system for the LRT-2, people complained that the light-rail transit service needed more trains, not a high-tech ticketing process.The public will
Here are photos of the prototype car
If you're a regular commuter on the MRT-3, you must be tired of having to deal with constantly malfunctioning train cars, or even with the sheer lack of said train cars. Good news is on the way.The government has
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