Emergency Hotlines: LANDLINE (+63) 2 911 – 8688

Posts Tagged ‘MRT’

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

Posted on: November 30th, 2017 | 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...

Malacañang expects swift legal proceedings against ex-gov’t officials responsible for MRT glitches

Posted on: November 22nd, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Though there are issues between the Office of the Ombudsman and the Executive branch, Malacañang believes that the proceedings on the charges filed against former Cabinet officials...

Senators urge change in bidding process for MRT maintenance system

Posted on: November 17th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III is not buying the idea of stopping or suspending the operation of MRT Line-3 just to give way for assessment and...

Sen. Poe urges DOTr to consider temporary suspension of MRT train service for repair works

Posted on: November 16th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Transportation (DOTr) is being pressed to make an urgent decision to bring the MRT Line-3 into its favorable state. Senate Committee on Public Services...

Doctors successfully reattach woman’s severed arm after MRT accident

Posted on: November 16th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — 24-year-old Angeline Fernando is currently recovering at the Makati Medical Center after doctors successfully reattached her severed arm. Based on the investigation of the Department of Transportation...

DOTr to position point-to-point buses at MRT stations to assist in case of train glitches

Posted on: November 9th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – In the second day of the take-over by the transition team of the Department of Transportation (DOTr) in the maintenance of the Metro Rail Transit or MRT-3,...

DOTr plans return 48 Dalian trains to China

Posted on: September 13th, 2017 | 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...

Bill seeking to oblige Gov’t officials to take public transport during rush hours, submitted to HOR

Posted on: August 17th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — It’s high-time that lawmakers and high ranking government officials experience for themselves first-hand the daily grind of commuters, such as waiting in long queues, cramming in buses,...

Maintenance efforts in MRT, beyond contract – BURI

Posted on: April 28th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA — The Busan Universal Rail Incorporated (BURI) said it has delivered more than what has been specified in its contract with the Philippine government. BURI project manager, Engr. Roy...

48 new MRT coaches still unusable

Posted on: April 27th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA — The 48 new MRT coaches the government acquired from Chinese company, Dalian Locomotive Corporation and Rolling Stock Company, remain unusable. In an interview on the program “Get it...