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Train set for LRT-1 Cavite extension to arrive next July

THE government expects the first train set for the P64.9-billion Cavite extension of the Light Rail Transit Line 1 to arrive from Spain by July.

LRT-1 extended operations until Dec. 31; LRT-2 cuts trips on Dec....

LIGHT RAIL Manila Corporation (LRMC) will maintain its extended operating hours for the LRT-1, which started Dec. 11, until the end of the month. In a social media post, the company announced the LRT-1’s new last train schedule would be 11:00 p.m. from Baclaran and 11:15 p.m. from Roosevelt from Monday to Saturday, and 9:30 p.m. from Baclaran and 11:45 from Roosevelt on Sundays. Trips from both stations start at 4:30 Monday-Sunday.

LRT Cavite on track to start operations by Q4 of 2021

THE mounting of piles as foundation for the Cavite extension of the Light Rail Transit Line 1 (LRT-1) started over the weekend, the Department of Transportation (DoTr) said.

LRMC begins civil works on Cavite extension

THE operator of the Light Rail Transit Line 1 (LRT-1) is set to begin the civil works on the railway’s extension to Cavite next month.

LRT-1 EDSA station expansion in the works

LIGHT RAIL Manila Corp. (LRMC), operator of the LRT Line 1, announced yesterday that it has started expanding the EDSA station to improve safety and convenience for passengers.

Construction of LRT-1 Cavite extension gets under way; partial operations by...

THE extension of the Light Rail Transit Line 1 (LRT-1) to Cavite is seen to benefit passengers by as soon as the fourth quarter of 2021, as construction began on the project on Tuesday — nearly five years after it was awarded to the Light Rail Manila Corp. (LRMC).

LRT-1 operator to spend P100M for CCTV system

LIGHT RAIL Transit Line 1 (LRT-1) operator Light Rail Manila Corporation (LRMC) said it is allocating P100 million to upgrade its surveillance system.

Balfour, MRail to rehabilitate LRT power substations

LIGHT Rail Manila Corporation (LRMC) on Thursday said it inked a P650-million deal with First Balfour, Inc. and MRail, Inc. for the rehabilitation of the power substations of the Light Rail Transit Line 1 (LRT-1).

Work on LRT Cavite extension to start by Q1

LIGHT RAIL Manila Corp. (LRMC) expects to start construction of the Light Rail Transit Line 1 (LRT-1) Cavite extension in the first quarter of next year.

Riding through history

At 10 a.m. on a Saturday, the festive sound of drums joined in with the clatter of the approaching train at the LRT-1 Central station. Eleven teams of four members — made up of an LRT-1 driver, an LRT-1 teller, a blogger, and a reporter — hurriedly lined up at the ticketing booth to load their Beep cards, catch the next train, and explore specific cultural and historical landmarks on a list. All were determined to arrive first at the finish line — and in the process, the teams explored Manila, despite the continuous rains.

LRT-1 fare hike may be delayed

THE DEPARTMENT of Transportation (DoTr) said the target implementation of the Light Rail Transit Line 1 (LRT-1) fare hike this month, as proposed by operator Light Rail Manila Corp. (LRMC), may not push through as public consultations still need to be conducted.

LRMC pushes for LRT-1 fare hike

THE operator of Light Rail Transit Line 1 (LRT-1) continued to push for a P5 fare hike, saying this would allow the company to proceed with the construction of the train line’s extension to Cavite.

Work on LRT-1 Cavite extension to start in Oct.

LIGHT RAIL Transit Line 1 (LRT-1) operator Light Rail Manila Corp. (LRMC) said it expects to begin the construction of the first phase of the Cavite extension project by October.

Tokyo metro officials visit LRT-1

Officials of Tokyo Metro Co., Ltd. recently went on a site visit of the Light Rail Transit Line 1 (LRT-1) system, and commended its operator Light Rail Manila Corporation (LRMC) for “doing well to improve and maintain one of Metro Manila’s major transport, LRT-1.” “We clearly see why LRT-1 has improved so much in such a short period of time, and under the stewardship of this present team, we believe things will only get better for LRT-1,” Takahiro Tanisaka, Tokyo Metro senior manager for international relations, was quoted as saying in an LRMC statement.

LRT-1 operator seeks gov’t approval to raise fares

THE Light Rail Manila Corp. (LRMC) is seeking to raise fares at the Light Trail Transit Line 1 (LRT-1) by P5 to P7 in...

LRMC to add more LRT-1 trains

LIGHT RAIL MANILA Corp. (LRMC) is set to add more trains to the Light Rail Transit Line-1 (LRT-1) this year. LRMC President and Chief Executive...

Light Rail Manila proposes express trains on LRT-1

LIGHT RAIL Manila Corporation (LRMC) is studying the possibility of deploying express trains on the Light Rail Transit Line 1 (LRT-1) by December. “We are...