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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
Check out the ‘Shinkansen Cleaning Competition’
If I had to make a list of stuff to see or try in Japan, the bullet trains have got to be somewhere at the top of that list. Along with the good food, the scenic locations, and the rich car culture,
Passengers can use these to update their Beep cards after reloading online
The 'one seat apart' policy for all modes of public transport begins today, October 19, as the government strives to revitalize the economy by allowing more businesses to open and more people to get to work. The new guideline allows a higher
Let’s hope the train line will be back up and running as soon as possible
Man, talk about bad luck. A fire broke out at the Santolan Station of the Light Rail Transit Line 2 (LRT-2) earlier today, and this has forced the Light Rail Transit Authority (LRTA) to halt the train line's operations.Multiple
Engineering, construction to be conducted by Megawide, Korean partners
The contract for the Malolos-Clark Railway Project (MCRP) Package 1 has been awarded to a joint venture between Megawide Construction Corporation and two Korean companies, Hyundai Engineering & Construction (Hyundai E&C) and Dong-ah Geological Engineering.Megawide said the notification of
This extension promises to cut travel from Masinag to Manila to just 40 minutes
Commuters can expect shorter travel times from Antipolo to Manila as construction for the LRT-2 East Extension Project is almost done, the Department of Transportation said on September 16, 2020.The progress rate of the project is at 92.14%, and
Do you think the government is making the right move with this one?
The decision of the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) to reduce the social distancing requirement on public transportation has already taken effect as of this writing. With this move,
The agency also recently revealed its new tunnel boring machine
The Metro Manila Subway is one of the government's biggest projects that we think motorists and commuters alike are looking forward to, as it's surely something that could do wonders for our road congestion and mass-transport system in the
Plus, 27 of 34 elevators along the train line are finally back up and running
Commuters who take the MRT-3 regularly understand the struggle of having to walk up and down the multiple flights of stairs at the train stations. This is never easy, especially if you're late for a meeting or making your way
Is this a good move?
Metro Manila is shifting back to general community quarantine (GCQ). Again. This was announced late last night by President Rodrigo Duterte, and comes following two weeks of modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) after healthcare workers called for a "timeout."The return to
To make way for the construction of the Common Station under the MRT-7 project
The Department of Transportation (DOTr) recently gave an update on the ongoing MRT-7 project, and it appears that the new rail line is starting to take shape. Once that's completed, it will connect with the LRT-1 and MRT-3
Last trains will leave terminus stations at 7:30pm
Commuters will have to adjust their schedule as the LRT-2 will shorten operating hours next week to give way to maintenance works, its operator said on Twitter.Commercial operations will start at 5am. However, beginning July 27, the last trains will
The agency is still eyeing partial operability by the fourth quarter of 2021
Businesses and operations across the country came to a halt when the COVID-19 crisis started, the government's infrastructure projects included. For several months, construction activities were at a standstill due to the pandemic.This meant that now more than ever,
The goal is to have 34 bike racks across all northbound and southbound stations
Bicycles have been a go-to mode of transportation during this ongoing pandemic. They're much more affordable than things like electric kick scooters, not to mention more cost-efficient. However, the problem of infrastructure for cyclists in Metro Manila still remains.
Check out the DOTr’s latest progress update video
Public transportation hasn't been much of a bright spot lately, but we have some news that will hopefully put smiles on commuters' faces: the MRT-7 is now 58.95% complete as of June 2020.It's been quite a while
The train line now has enough personnel
Good news: MRT-3 management has announced that it has mustered enough employees to resume limited operations this Monday, July 13, 2020. The news comes after trips were suspended earlier this week due to the spread of COVID-19 among train line
If you have to talk, you must wear a mask
Passengers riding the Light Rail Transit Line 1 (LRT-1) are now prohibited from talking inside trains to curb the spread of COVID-19, the Light Rail Manila Corporation (LRMC) said today, July 10.According to LRMC corporate communications head Jacqueline Gorospe,
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