MRT accident - updates

Rappler's latest stories on MRT accident


'Do not panic in accidents,' says medical intern who helped MRT victim

Nov 22, 2017 - 4:40 PM

Charleanne Jandic points out that first aid can spell the difference for victims in emergency situations

DON'T PANIC. Medical intern Charleanne Jandic helped saved a victim from an MRT accident. Photo by Aika Rey/Rappler

NBI to probe detached MRT train as sabotage angle floated

Nov 21, 2017 - 3:10 PM

The Department of Transportation floats the idea that the incident may be a case of 'sabotage'

DETACHED. Commuters walked to MRT3 Buendia station from Ayala station as a train coach got detached from its body on Thursday, November 16. Photo by Gio Manlangit

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Nov 19, 2017 - 12:52 PM

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Nov 17, 2017 - 11:00 AM

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Tugade says no need to suspend MRT3 operations amid train incidents

Nov 17, 2017 - 10:02 AM

(UPDATED) Barely an hour after transportation officials assure commuters that the MRT3 maintenance team is 'doing all it can' to prevent service disruptions, the train suffers yet another glitch

MRT3 ISSUES. Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade says the MRT3 remains safe for passengers despite accidents that raised safety concerns. Rappler file photo

The buried giant embodied in our trains

Nov 16, 2017 - 9:53 AM

'How many more limbs or arms should be injured for those in power to act on commuters’ safety?'

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Nov 16, 2017 - 9:39 AM

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President of the United States of America and President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte during the 31st ASEAN GALA Dinner  Photo by Russell Palma Pool Photo

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Nov 15, 2017 - 12:27 PM

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Doctors reattach severed arm of woman in MRT accident

Nov 15, 2017 - 9:04 AM

Transportation Undersecretary Cesar Chavez says Angeline Fernando's arm has been successfully reattached to her body

Woman loses right arm in MRT3 accident

Nov 14, 2017 - 7:01 PM

A report by the MRT3 management says the female passenger felt lightheaded as she alighted at the Ayala Station, then fell onto the railway tracks

INCIDENT. Blood stained the platform of Ayala MRT-3 station after a woman lose her arm from an incident. Photo by Celia Eya Castillo

MRT3 operations halted over communications breakdown

Aug 23, 2014 - 1:35 PM

2nd UPDATE This is a safety issue so we have no choice but to stop operations the LRTA and MRT3 spokesperson says in explaining the decision

DOTC Sec. Abaya on derailed MRT3 train

Aug 20, 2014 - 6:30 PM

Rappler talks to Transportation Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya about the August 13 MRT3 derailing incident the train line s worst mishap to date

DOTC: Cases to be filed vs MRT3 personnel for 'gross neglect'

Aug 19, 2014 - 4:38 PM

UPDATED The train drivers and control center personnel who allegedly failed to follow safety procedures will face administrative cases says DOTC Secretary Joseph Abaya

LIABILITY? DOTC Secretary Jun Abaya says MRt3 train drivers and personnel will face administrative charges over the derailing of an MRT3 train on August 13. Photo by Mick Basa/Rappler

#AnimatED: Problema sa MRT? Rebolusyon ang solusyon!

Aug 18, 2014 - 7:30 AM

Meron tayong kalbaryo araw araw Pero nananahimik tayo nagtitiis

Palace: President still trusts Abaya

Aug 17, 2014 - 2:58 PM

Despite two separate incidents in the MRT 3 line Malacañang says President Aquino is fully confident in Secretary Abaya s abilities

DOTC: MRT derailing probe results out August 19

Aug 15, 2014 - 5:49 PM

Transportation Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya is urging the public to be patient in awaiting the outcome of the investigation as a thorough check must be conducted to determine the cause of the accident

Is it worth it? Senate to scrutinize P6.6B MRT budget

Aug 15, 2014 - 11:19 AM

Under its proposed budget the DOTC promises to keep MRT service disruptions to under 300 in 2015

Abaya admits MRT-3 upgrade overdue

Aug 14, 2014 - 8:01 PM

Probably there are a lot of things that should have been done years ago says the transportation chief My conscience is clear government is acting and doing the right thing

UPGRADE NEEDED. Filipino commuters view a train that was derailed at the Taft station in Pasay City on August 13, 2014. Photo by Francis Malasig/EPA

Senators push probe of MRT-3 operations, PH public transport

Aug 14, 2014 - 3:25 PM

Senators call for a probe not only on the derailed train but also on the MRT 3 maintenance and the country s public and mass transport system

‘UNACCEPTABLE.’ Filipino rescuers assist wounded passengers after a train overshot a terminal in Pasay City, south of Manila, Philippines, 13 August 2014. Photo by Francis Malasig/EPA

From peeved to alarmed: MRT rider recalls train derailing

Aug 14, 2014 - 10:43 AM

An MRT passenger narrates why it may take her some time to ride the train again despite safety assurances from transportation officials

Rappler Newscast | August 13, 2014

Aug 13, 2014 - 7:38 PM

An MRT train derails and slams into the Taft station injuring passengers A court orders Palparan jailed in Bulacan The Vatican asks the Philippines to help Christians persecuted in Iraq

List of injured MRT-3 passengers

Aug 13, 2014 - 7:18 PM

UPDATED At least 38 MRT passengers have been admitted to 3 hospitals in Pasay City but only 34 names are available so far

‘TECHNICAL GLITCH.’ One and a half coaches of the MRT train breach the barrier of the Taft Station in Pasay City, injuring some of its passengers, on August 13, 2014. Photo by Joel Leporada/Rappler

TIMELINE: MRT3 mishaps

Aug 13, 2014 - 6:57 PM

Since it began operations the MRT has been hounded by interruptions and accidents caused by various forms of technical glitches

‘TECHNICAL GLITCH.’ One and a half coaches of the MRT train breach the barrier of the Taft Station in Pasay City, injuring some of its passengers, on August 13, 2014. Photo by Joel Leporada/Rappler

What caused MRT 3 accident? Gov’t begins probe

Aug 13, 2014 - 6:22 PM

The investigation will determine if the accident was caused by technical or human error says the LRTA

MRT-3 train derailed, injuries reported

Aug 13, 2014 - 4:20 PM

2nd UPDATE A train of the Metro Rail Transit MRT is derailed at the Taft Avenue station in Pasay City

Homeless man hit by MRT train

Jun 02, 2013 - 9:04 AM

Operation of the Metro Rail Transit MRT were limited Sunday morning June 2 after one of their trains hit a homeless man