Only 100 to 150 passengers will be allowed to board each train set
We're barely a week away now from Metro Manila's planned shift to general community quarantine beginning June 1, and along with the upcoming easing of quarantine restrictions comes the reopening of LRT-1, LRT-2, MRT-3, and PNR operations.
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
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
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
The innermost northbound lane alone the Cavite-Parañaque bridge will be affected
Heads up, Caviteños-we have some news for you, both good and bad.First off, the bad: The innermost lane along the northbound portion of Cavitex-specifically along the Cavite-Parañaque bridge-will be closed from March 17 to 31,
Do you take these rail lines daily?
Wary of driving because of the spread of COVID-19 in Metro Manila? Just imagine what Metro Manila's countless commuters are going through at the moment-specifically, those who take the train on a daily basis.Cramped, confined train cabins are
These will ply the Alabang-Tutuban route after completing the necessary tests
We were treated to some good news in December when the Philippine National Railways (PNR) unveiled six new train coaches acquired from Indonesia. Following that, the agency and the Department of Transportation conducted an inaugural run of the new 'diesel multiple unit' (
It’s really starting to take shape
Here's some more good news from the government to start the decade: the Metro Rail Transit Line 7 (MRT-7) is now 50.69% complete. The Department of Transportation (DOTr) made the announcement only recently, which you can see via the
It covered the the Dela Rosa–Tutuban route in 35 minutes
The Philippine National Railways (PNR) unveiled its newest set of 'diesel multiple unit' (DMU) motor cars acquired from Indonesia just last week. Earlier today, December 16, the agency-together with the Department of Transportation (DOTR)-conducted the inaugural run of these new
These will form two train sets that are expected to add around 18-20 trips daily
Just a little over a week since it opened new stations and extended its trips down south, the Philippine National Railways (PNR) has more good news to announce: It will soon deploy six new train coaches from PT Inka of Indonesia.These
Five new stations down south have now been opened
A few months back, the Philippine National Railways (PNR) successfully completed a test run from Naga in Bicol all the way to Manila, which took about 13 hours. If that sounded like good news to you, then you might want to check
It also offers crowd monitoring across 20 different stations
In the midst of train mishaps, controversies surrounding ride-hailing apps, and heavy traffic that seems to worsen by the day, the Light Rail Manila Corporation (LRMC) has come up with a new mobile app that could improve the regular commuter's
We hope this means that commuters will soon see better days
Anyone who rides the MRT daily understands the real pains of using this mode of transport, but here's something that could mean better days are coming for regular commuters in the metro: Yesterday, October 15, saw the deployment of the new
This is part of the P10.1-billion West Extension Project
In spite of the recent mishaps surrounding the Light Rail Transit Line 2 (LRT-2), the Light Rail Transit Authority (LRTA) still has a bit of good news to share-this time, regarding the other end of the train line.The agency
The Anonas to Santolan stations remain closed off for further repairs
We finally have some good news in the midst of the current mass transport crisis in Metro Manila. The Light Rail Transit Authority (LRTA) has announced that the LRT-2 will resume partial operations starting today.The train line recently suspended its
The Anonas, Katipunan, and Santolan stations will be inaccessible
In case you missed it, operations of the Light Rail Transit Line 2 (LRT-2) were suspended indefinitely after a fire recently took place between its Katipunan and Anonas Stations.A day after the accident took place, the Light Rail Transit Authority (
One senator thinks so
The EDSA traffic saga continues, and ideas continue to pop up left and right like mushrooms.The latest pitch in this discussion comes from Senator Grace Poe. According to a report by Inquirer, the senator mentioned during a Senate hearing the idea
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