Seven years to go
With all the news about all-new, extended, and revived train lines, it might be difficult to keep up with what our upcoming railway system will look like. A map from the Department of Transportation (DOTr) showing the planned operating lines by
For the safety of passengers
At least three of the country's upcoming major railways will have platform screen doors in all stations, an official of the Department of Transportation has confirmed.During the renaming rites of the LRT-1 Roosevelt Station to Fernando Poe Jr. Station,
After the late National Artist for Film
Effective August 20, 2023, Roosevelt Station of the Light Rail Transit Line 1 (LRT-1) is officially known as FPJ Station after late actor Fernando Poe Jr.In January 2022, former President Rodrigo Duterte signed Republic Act No. 11608, renaming Roosevelt Avenue
Service resumes at 12nn
Regular users of the LRT, plan ahead: On Sunday, August 20, 2023, operations of the LRT-1 will be suspended from 4:30am to 11:59am.According to the advisory of operator Light Rail Manila Corporation (LRMC), the first trains from the
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Here's an update on the North-South Commuter Railway (NSCR) project: Phase 2, also known as the Malolos-Clark Railway, is now 48.08% complete, according to the latest status report of the Department of Transportation (DOTr).This segment of NSCR
Travel between Camarines Sur and Albay via train is once again possible
The old train route connecting Naga in Camarines Sur to Ligao City in Albay has officially reopened as of Monday, July 31, giving Bicolanos more options for transport via the Philippine National Railways (PNR).OTHER STORIES YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED:Does the
Here’s what it looks like now
It's been hailed as the 'Project of the Century" in the Philippines. The Metro Manila Subway Project has been in gestation for nearly 50 years before the groundbreaking (finally) took place in 2019. It's been four years since serious work
To make way for construction of the North-South Commuter Railway
The Philippine National Railyways (PNR) will stop all operations in December 2023, after the Christmas holiday rush, to make way for the construction of the North-South Commuter Railway (NSCR).In an ABS-CBN News report, PNR chairman Michael Macapagal reiterated that
After being deferred in April
After being deferred in April, the fare increase for Lines 1 and 2 of the Light Rail Transit-aka the LRT-1 and the LRT-2-is set to kick in on August 2, 2023.The approved increase to the minimum boarding
Happy Independence Day
If you're gonna be out in Metro Manila on Independence Day, take note: Free train rides will be available on June 12, 2023, on the LRT-1, the LRT-2, and the MRT-3.The waived train fares won't be
Following the President’s orders
Some good news for commuters as return from our respective Holy Week vacations: the supposed fare increases for rail lines LRT-1, LRT-2, and MRT-3 have been deferred.President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. has reportedly given the Department of Transportation (DOTr)
This could be big
Some good news for residents of San Mateo, Rizal: Getting in and out of Metro Manila may soon be a whole lot easier courtesy of a new rail line.According to the country's Public-Private Partnership Center (PPPC), the San Mateo
Refrain from buying from these unauthorized resellers, commuters
There's been a shortage of Beep cards for a while now. If you ride any of Metro Manila's trains regularly, then that's not news to you.What may come as a surprise to some of you, though, is that
Plan your trips, commuters
Weekend commuters, take note: the LRT-1 line will be non-operational this coming Saturday and Sunday.Light Rail Manila Corporation (LRMC) has announced that there will be a temporary suspension of the LRT-1 on December 3 and 4, 2022. This
Here’s a handy guide
This is the newly reopened segment of the Philippine National Railways (PNR) network that expands the previously opened San Pablo-Lucena Commuter Line. It connects Calamba City in Laguna all the way to Lucena City in Quezon, traversing various cities and municipalities
End-to-end trips will only cost you P105
A few months back, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the Philippine National Railways (PNR) officially opened the San Pablo-Lucena Commuter line. Now, the agencies are extending the rail line even further with the reopening of the Calamba-Lucena route.According
The DOTr has just awarded the first contract packages for this railway segment
There's been significant progress made as far as the North-South Commuter Railway (NSCR) is concerned. Most of that progress, though, can be seen on the north side of things. But that might soon change, as construction of the southern portion
The rail line was marred with problems and had to limit operations yesterday
Good news, commuters: The LRT-2 has officially resumed full operations today.The Light Rail Transit Authority (LRTA) limited the LRT-2 line to provisionary service yesterday due to a broken catenary wire between the Legarda and Pureza eastbound stations. At some
ADMU’s SOSE will start offering new courses on transportation engineering
We just might be seeing a much-improved railway system here in the Philippines in the future. Not because of big-ticket projects like the North-South Commuter Railway, but because of a new partnership between LRT-1 operator Light Rail Manila
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