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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
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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
The Osaka Station will become the world’s first station to use the technology
Japan has recorded 2,900 cases of people falling from train platforms and 160 accidents wherein people waiting on platforms came into contact with moving trains. To help prevent this, the country decided to install platform screen doors at their train stations.
Travel time between the two points is now just 30 minutes
Travel time between San Pablo, Laguna, and Lucena, Quezon, is now down to just 30 minutes with the reopening of the Philippine National Railways' (PNR) San Pablo-Lucena Commuter Line.The 44km line, which was officially inaugurated by President Rodrigo Duterte on
DOTr shares new aerial footage of the railway project
We recently got a glimpse at what the North-South Commuter Railway (NSCR) will look like once it's complete. Those were mere renders, though-this latest update from the Department of Transportation (DOTr) includes footage of the real thing.The DOTr
The DOTr has shared a progress update on the project as of June 2022
A little over a year ago, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) gave us a sneak peek of the Unified Grand Central Station on North Avenue. Now, it appears the agency has made significant progress with the station's construction.According to the
The 54.6km rail line will connect Manila City to Calamba in Laguna
Construction of PNR Clark Phase 1 and Phase 2 of the North-South Commuter Railway has been well underway for a while now. This, however, only covers the northern side of the project.We expect to soon see significant progress down south,
The DOTr recently pointed out the statistic
How has your experience with the MRT-3 been as of late? If things have been smooth-sailing over the past few months or so, then lucky you. Other commuters aren't always as fortunate as you are.In any case, despite
But there were supposedly no long queues inside the concourse area
Anybody here who got stuck in the massive passenger buildup at the Ortigas Avenue Station yesterday? If you're looking for an explanation, well, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) has one.In a statement, the agency said that the heavy foot traffic
The facility will be able to accommodate up to 150 train cars in total
Things may have been a bit quiet regarding the construction of the MRT-7, but it appears San Miguel Corporation (SMC) is making significant progress with the massive railway project.SMC has now announced that it has begun building the new MRT-
Another way to head down south
Road trips are nice, but if you aren't too fond of exerting yourself via a long stint behind the wheel, taking a provincial bus or rail line is still the way to go.Agree? Then those of you heading down south
Were you one of the commuters who enjoyed the free train rides?
It's a good thing the Department of Transportation (DOTr) decided to extend the MRT-3's Libreng Sakay program, because it appears a lot of commuters get to benefit from it.According to the agency, in the first month of the
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