MANILA, Philippines — After completing and passing all systems checks conducted earlier today, operations of the MRT-3, LRT-1, LRT-2 and the Philippine National Railways (PNR) resumed today Friday (November 13).
This, after services were suspended due to the onslaught of Typhoon Ulysses.
The Department of Transportation (DOTr) assured that all vital equipment such as tracks, signaling, power cables, overhead catenary and station equipment in each of the train systems were found to be functional and in good condition.
MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Transportation (DOTr) on Thursday announced that the operations of Metro Rail Transit line 3 (MRT-3), both lines 1 and 2 of Light Rail Transit (LRT) and Philippine National Railways (PNR) are suspended due to the effects of Typhoon Ulysses.
In an advisory, the DOTr said the railway operations will remain suspended “until further notice.”
“We will advise resumption of railway operations once all systems checks are done and cleared,” it added.
Managers of rail lines also reiterated the announcement on their respective social media accounts and advised commuters to continue monitoring their pages for updates.
Ulysses battered Metro Manila and parts of Luzon and Visayas, bringing howling winds and torrential rains that caused widespread flooding and landslide in many areas.
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