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LRT-1 to suspend operations on March 29 to April 1

Posted on Monday, 19 March 2018 11:04 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Light Rail Transit (LRT) Line-1 will suspend operations from March 29 to April 1. According to the Light Rail Manila Corporation (LRMC), this will pave way for...

LTFRB readies city buses for backup amid “Tanggal Usok, Tanggal Bulok” campaign

Posted on Tuesday, 30 January 2018 11:58 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Inter-Agency Council for Traffic or I-ACT has begun the full blast implementation of its campaign against dilapidated and smoke belching jeepneys within and outside of Metro...

DOTr closely monitors rehabilitation and maintenance works in MRT Line 3

Posted on Thursday, 11 January 2018 03:21 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Officials of the Department of Transportation or DOTr presented earlier the steps the government would take to improve the services of the Metro Rail Transit or MRT-3....

DOTr eyes return of Sumitomo Corporation as MRT-3 maintenance provider

Posted on Thursday, 30 November 2017 12:37 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The maintenance and rehabilitation work is expected to begin before the year ends. There is huge chance that the Department of Transportation (DOTr) might bring back Sumitomo...

Graft charges filed vs. ex-DOTC Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya, 30 others

Posted on Monday, 23 October 2017 11:20 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The lawyers of the Department of Transportation (DOTr) filed a graft complaint before the office of the Ombudsman against former Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) Secretary...

DOTr plans return 48 Dalian trains to China

Posted on Wednesday, 13 September 2017 08:51 PM | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has sent letters to four international certifiers to examine the construction of 48 new train coaches for the Metro Rail Transit...

Sandiganbayan resets arraignment of former MRT general manager Al Vitangcol

Posted on Friday, 20 January 2017 08:35 AM | No Comments
QUEZON CITY, Philippines — The Sandiganbayan 6th Division has postponed the scheduled arraignment of former Metro Rail Transit 3 general manager Al Vitangcol over corruption charges. This is because of...

Ex-MRT GM Al Vitangcol, tumangging maghain ng plea sa kasong graft, at paglabag sa gov’t. procurement law

Posted on Thursday, 21 January 2016 09:46 PM | No Comments
QUEZON CITY, Philippines — Tumangging maghain ng plea si former Manila Rail Transit General Manager Al Vitangcol III sa Sandiganbayan 3rd Division para sa kasong graft at paglabag sa government...

New ticketing system to be used in LRT and MRT this year

Posted on Wednesday, 25 March 2015 11:43 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Metro Rail Transit (MRT) and the Light Rail Transit (LRT) will begin the implementation of the unified ticketing system in the coming months. Under the new...

MRT uses old tracks in sectional rail replacement

Posted on Thursday, 26 February 2015 03:08 PM | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines – The private owner of the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) Line 3 found out that MRT officials used old rails from their depot to replace the defective...