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LIGHT RAIL Manila Corp. (LRMC), operator of Light Rail Transit Line 1 (LRT-1), continues to suffer from low ridership due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
LIGHT RAIL Manila Corp. (LRMC), operator of Light Rail Transit Line 1 (LRT-1), said it is on track to meet the Department of Transportation’s (DoTr) timeline to open the first phase of the Cavite extension project for partial operations by the last quarter of next year.
THE operator of Light Rail Transit Line 1 (LRT-1) is ready to cooperate should the government push through with an investigation into an alleged irregularity in its concession agreement.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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).
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.
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.
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.
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...
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...