TNT to treat LRT-1 passengers with limited ‘Libreng Sakay at Meryenda’ on Sept. 12

As part of its promise to bring saya to Filipinos, value mobile services brand TNT will be offering limited ‘Libreng Sakay at Meryenda’ to passengers of Light Rail Transit (LRT) 1 on Sept. 12, Monday. TNT will give away a FREE one-way ticket ride at the EDSA, Carriedo, Gil Puyat, Baclaran, and Doroteo Jose stations… Read More TNT to treat LRT-1 passengers with limited ‘Libreng Sakay at Meryenda’ on Sept. 12

COVID-19 cases in Metro Manila’s railway sector

In order to ensure the safety and overall well-being of commuters, and to further avert the spread of COVID-19 especially to rail workers, Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade has ordered for the mass testing of all railway personnel, based on risk and targeted approach, and instructed railway operators that the following personnel will immediately undertake the… Read More COVID-19 cases in Metro Manila’s railway sector

LRT commuters can expect faster travel after LRMC raises speed to 60 kph

Light Rail Manila Corporation (LRMC) on Monday lifted the  restriction of 40 kilometers per hour (kph) after securing  a safety certification from a reputable international testing facility. LRMC said the LRT-1 will run at a maximum speed of 60 kilometer per hour (kph) beginning April  5 from 40 kph  as it has completed all relevant… Read More LRT commuters can expect faster travel after LRMC raises speed to 60 kph

LRMC: No LRT-1 operations from March 31 to April 4

Light Rail Manila Corporation (LRMC) has announced the  temporary suspension of LRT-1 operations during Holy Week in order to facilitate necessary upgrades and continuous improvements to the LRT-1 system The operations of LRT1, which runs from Baclaran in Pasay City to Balintawak in Quezon City will be temporary suspended from March 31 (Holy Wednesday) to… Read More LRMC: No LRT-1 operations from March 31 to April 4

MRT-3 reminds passengers to stay vigilant against COVID-19

The MRT-3 underscored anew the importance of observing proper health and safety protocols on the country’s fight against COVID-19. Department of Transportation (DOTr) Secretary Arthur Tugade has directed the MRT-3 Management to strictly remind passengers in all MRT-3 premises to religiously observe health and safety protocols reduce the risk of contracting COVID-19, including wearing of… Read More MRT-3 reminds passengers to stay vigilant against COVID-19

PH govt to invest over P700B in railway projects until 2025

The Philippines is investing more than P700 billion this year until 2025 to build more mass railway projects in Luzon and Mindanao to address traffic woes in the country, according to the Department of Transportation (DOTr).  In a virtual briefing, Transport Undersecretary for Railways Timothy John R. Batan said the programmed capital expenditure (CapEx) for… Read More PH govt to invest over P700B in railway projects until 2025

SMC expects to start full operations of MRT7 by December next year

San Miguel Corporation on Friday said it expects to start full operations of the Metro Rail Transit Line (MRT-7)  by December 2022. “Our progress for the MRT-7 project as of January 2021 is at about 54 percent . We have already completed a significant amount of civil works, including the installation of bored piles, girders,… Read More SMC expects to start full operations of MRT7 by December next year

LRMC receives first Gen-4 train sets for LRT Cavite Extension Project

Light Rail Manila Corporation (LRMC) has received its first Generation-4 (Gen-4) train sets for LRT-1 Cavite Extension Project.  “The trains are starting to come and every quarter they will come. And by May of 2022, we would have met the delivery of 30 train sets,” Transport Secretary Arthur Tugade said.  Spanish railway vehicle company, Construcciones… Read More LRMC receives first Gen-4 train sets for LRT Cavite Extension Project

LRMC announces LRT-1 schedule for December holidays

Light Rail Manila Corporation (LRMC), the operator of Light Rail Transit (LRT) Line 1 on Tuesday said it will implement shortened service hours on December 24  and December 31, which were both declared as special non-working days by the Philippine Government under Proclamation No. 845. On Christmas Eve (December 24), the LRT-1’s operating schedule will… Read More LRMC announces LRT-1 schedule for December holidays