The management Merto Rail Transit (MRT-3) has ordered Kaizen Security Agency to sanction the security guard caught on video jogging on the MRT-3 train tracks.
Based on the management’s initial investigation, the individual in the viral video is a security guard from Kaizen Security Agency who is assigned at MRT-3 Ortigas Station.
“This action is prohibited and will not be tolerated. Thus, the MRT-3 Management has immediately directed Kaizen to apply the necessary sanctions against the guard involved,” their statement reads.
The MRT-3 reminded their personnel to be more cautious of their actions and “follow all rules and regulations enforced by the management to avoid this kind of scenario.” AAC (with reports from Joan Nano)
MANILA, Philippines – The management of the Metro Rail Transit line 3 (MRT-3) on Tuesday disinfected its coaches as part of its precautionary measures against the spread of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
In a statement posted on Facebook, the MRT-3 management said its personnel are disinfecting the hand straps, rails and seats of their trains to ensure the safety of passengers.
“Patuloy ang ginagawang pagdi-disinfect ng mga tauhan ng MRT-3, kasama ang mga personnel ng Sumitomo-MHI-TESP, sa loob ng mga tren. Ginagawa ang pagdi-disinfect sa turnback sa North Avenue station na tumatagal ng 2-3 minuto,” it said.
“Anim na personnel ang naka-assign upang maglinis sa loob ng bawat tren. Pulidong nilang nililinis ang mga handstrap, handrail at mga upuan,” it added.
The management also said that alcohol bottles are also provided in all ticket windows in every station, and restrooms have hand soaps for the use of train passengers.
The MRT-3 operator also reminded the public to wash their hands frequently, eat nutritious food and to boost their immune system to avoid contracting COVID-19 and other diseases.
“Pinaaalalahanan ng MRT 3 ang lahat na regular na maghugas ng kamay, kumain ng mga masusustansyang pagkain, at uminom ng bitamina upang lumakas ang resistensya, at nang sa ganun ay maiwasan ang COVID-2019,” it said.
“Higit sa lahat, kumunsulta sa doktor kung may nararamdamang mga sintomas,” it added.
The management assured it is doing all it can to ensure the safety of the public.
“Makakaasa po kayo na ginagawa ng MRT-3 ang lahat upang mapanatili ang kaligtasan ninyo, ang aming mga pasahero,” it said.
As of posting time, the Philippines has 33 confirmed coronavirus infections.
President Rodrigo Duterte has placed the country under a state of public health emergency following the recommendation of the Department of Health amid the surge of COVID-19 cases.
“Sa ilalim ng ganitong estado, ang lahat ng ahensya ng gobyerno at local government units ay kinakailangan magbigay ng full assistance at kooperasyon sa lahat ng hakbang ng gobyerno laban sa pagkalat ng nasabing virus,” the MRT-3 said.
MANILA, Philippines – The Light Rail Transport (LRT) Line 2 management has temporarily shut down the train’s air conditioning system to prevent damage to the trains due to ash fall as a result of the recent eruption of Taal Volcano in Batangas.
On its Twitter account, LRT-2 added that windows will remain closed to prevent the riding public from exposure to volcanic ash that is harmful to health due to its sulfur content.
Train service remains on normal operation at LRT2 as well as at LRT Line 1 and MRT-3.
Meanwhile, the number coding scheme has already been suspended on Monday.
This means vehicles with plate numbers ending in 1 and 2 are allowed to travel in Metro Manila streets throughout the day.
Also, all flights have already been cancelled at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) as early as Sunday (January 12).
Cancellations remain in effect “until further notice,” according to authorities.
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