MRT-3 to run fewer trains as Covid infects 127 personnel

Credit to Author: Lisbet K. Esmael| Date: Thu, 02 Jul 2020 08:43:42 +0000

THE Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT-3) will operate with fewer trains after the number of its depot personnel infected with the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) ballooned to 127, the Department of Transportation (DoTr) said in a statement on Thursday. The DoTr said that from the 16-19 trains that carry 153 passengers daily, only 10 to […]

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MRT-3 revenues, passenger volume hit record low in 2018 — COA

Credit to Author: acerojano| Date: Wed, 14 Aug 2019 13:01:09 +0000

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MANILA, Philippines – The generated revenues and serviced passengers of the Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT-3) registered a record low in 2018, according to the Commission on Audit (COA) report released on Wednesday. In the audit report, COA showed a comparative analysis of MRT-3’s operations over four years, which revealed that collection from ticket […]

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2 in theft of MRT-3 cable arrested

Credit to Author: dmorcoso| Date: Thu, 08 Aug 2019 11:58:39 +0000

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MANILA, Philippines—Two suspects had been arrested in the theft of cable wires used for grounding along the tracks of Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT-3). They were identified as Allan Garcia, 38, and Jose Llaneta, 43. They were suspected of stealing a 10-meter long cable along the MRT-3 tracks at the train line’s Shaw Boulevard […]

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DOTr refutes Poe: MRT 3 is not getting worse

Credit to Author: Alexander Magno| Date: Wed, 03 Jul 2019 15:33:55 +0000

DOTr refutes Poe: MRT 3 is not getting worse

MANILA, Philippines — After Sen. Grace Poe sought an explanation amid the problems encountered by the Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT-3), the Department of Transport (DOTr) made a clarification — the state of the train line is not worsening. “First, we would like to clarify, once and for all, that it’s not true that […]

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MRT-3 unloads 850 passengers at Boni Station

Credit to Author: eestopace| Date: Fri, 07 Jun 2019 10:27:27 +0000

About 850 passengers of the Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT-3) were offloaded on Friday afternoon after one of its northbound trains encountered a technical glitch.

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DOTr mulls expanded role for Japanese group repairing MRT 3

Credit to Author: dmorcoso| Date: Wed, 01 May 2019 21:19:48 +0000

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Transportation (DOTr) said it was eyeing the possibility of Japan-based firm Sumitomo staying onboard as the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) 3’s maintenance service provider beyond the 43-month-long rehabilitation program for  the train line. Transport Undersecretary for Railways Timothy John Batan told reporters the DOTr was still studying whether Sumitomo […]

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Sumitomo-Mitsubishi-TESP consortium to start rehab on MRT-3

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Tue, 30 Apr 2019 11:55:49 +0000

The maintenance and rehabilitation of the Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT-3) has been formally handed over to the consortium of Sumitomo Corporation, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI), and TES Philippines (TESP).

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