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Door failure disrupts MRT-3 ops

Posted on: April 19th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Over 1,000 passengers of Metro Rail Transit Line-3 (MRT-3) were offloaded at Ortigas Avenue Station, southbound lane at 1:17 pm on Thursday. According to the MRT management, the...

MRT-3 to temporarily suspend operation from March 28 to April 1

Posted on: March 17th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Metro Rail Transit Line-3 (MRT-3) will not operate for five days during the Holy Week. Based on the advisory of the MRT-3 management, there will be no...

Malacañang mulls filing new raps vs ex-DOTC execs over MRT-3 anomalies 

Posted on: March 6th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Aside from his previous order to file plunder complaints against nine former officials of the past administration on the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) Line-3 maintenance deal, President Rodrigo...

P2P bus riders continue to increase

Posted on: February 24th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — There used to be 15 Metropolitan Rail Transit (MRT) trains operating the entire day. But now, only six to seven trains are able to serve the riding public....

Senators appeal to DOTr to consider procurement of new coaches for MRT

Posted on: February 8th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Metro Rail Transit (MRT) Line-3 has yet again experienced another breakdown at 10, Thursday morning. According to MRT officials, the train encountered electrical failure which forced them...

HOR almost cites in contempt MRT-3 GM Garcia for walking out of the Congressional hearing

Posted on: January 31st, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Metro Rail Transit (MRT) General Manager Rodolfo Garcia dared House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez amid the hearing of the House Committee on Transportation on  January 31, regarding MRT 3...

DOTr issues public apology for series of MRT glitches in recent days

Posted on: January 26th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines —The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has issued a public apology for the series of glitches in the MRT operations this week. It can be recalled that several 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...