lrt 2 - updates

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LRT2 trains collide between Cubao, Anonas stations

May 18, 2019 - 11:29 PM

(UPDATED) The Light Rail Transit Authority says it is investigating the collision

File photo by Aika Rey/Rappler

MRT, LRT, PNR suspend operations after Luzon earthquake

Apr 22, 2019 - 6:40 PM

(UPDATED) All passengers are evacuated from train stations as operations are halted due to the earthquake on Monday, April 22

A major thoroughfare in the Manila on September 8, 2014, is clogged with traffic as an overhead train passes by in the centre lane. The National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) Board, chaired by President Benigno Aquino, has approved the “Roadmap for Transport Infrastructure Development for Metro Manila and Its Surrounding Areas.” The study conducted by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) cited strategies to reduce traffic congestion. AFP PHOTO / Jay DIRECTO

LRT, MRT, PNR schedules: Holy Week 2017

Apr 07, 2017 - 9:25 AM

LRT 1 and 2 MRT 3 and PNR will undergo maintenance works from Maundy Thursday to Easter Sunday

File LRT image from Shutterstock; MRT photo by Jay Directo/Agence France-Presse

Berroya, an Arroyo general, is new LRTA administrator

Jan 05, 2017 - 7:18 PM

One of the favorite generals of former president Gloria Macapagal Arroyo Reynaldo Berroya is back in harness

YOUNGEST TRAIN. LRT2 is the youngest of the three mass elevated railway lines in Metro Manila. File photo by Sky Author/Wikimedia

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Jan 13, 2016 - 1:12 PM

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TIPS: When you are trapped after an earthquake

Aug 01, 2015 - 8:53 AM

If you are trapped inside a collapsed building after an earthquake would you know what to do? During the MMShakeDrill an MMDA rescuer gives some tips

Metro Pacific eyes 3 more PPP deals

May 30, 2015 - 2:09 PM

After the Cavite Laguna Expressway Manuel Pangilinan led infrastructure conglomerate sets its sights on the LRT 2 operations and maintenance North South railway project and regional airports

MORE PPP. Infrastructure conglomerate MPIC will not stop bidding for more public-private partnership deals. In the photo are MPIC President Jose Ma Lim (left) and Chairman Manuel Pangilinan (right). File photo by Aya Lowe/Rappler

LRTA board OKs LRT 1 Cavite extension project award to MPIC, Ayala

Jul 25, 2014 - 12:35 PM

The LRT extension project will be formally awarded to the Light Rail Manila Consortium after the DOTC receives the LRTA Board Resolution on its approval

APPROVED. The Light Rail Transit Authority Board has approved the awarding of the P65-billion ($1.49 billion) LRT 1 Cavite extension project. Photo from the PPP Center

DOTC recommends awarding of LRT Cavite extension project to MPIC, Ayala

Jul 21, 2014 - 7:26 PM

The LRTA board will meet July 23 to approve the award

RECOMMENDED. The Bids and Awards Committee (BAC) of the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) has recommended the awarding of the P65-billion ($1.50 billion*) LRT 1 Cavite extension project to lone bidder Light Rail Manila Consortium. Photo from the PPP Center

LRTA Board resets meeting on P65-B LRT 1 Cavite extension project

Jul 18, 2014 - 2:31 PM

The Board also extends the deadline for the submission of bids for maintenance contracts of LRT 1 and LRT 2

RESCHEDULED. The Light Rail Transit Authority Board has rescheduled anew its meeting over the awarding of the P65-billion ($1.49 billion) LRT 1 Cavite extension project. Photo from the PPP Center

DOTC: No fare hike yet for LRT, MRT

Jul 09, 2014 - 8:18 PM

The DOTC chief also clarifies that the LRT 1 Cavite extension project will no way affect the proposed fare hike for LRT lines 1 and 2 and MRT 3

NO FARE HIKE YET. There is no schedule yet for the much-needed fare hike for Metro Manila's railway systems. File photo by AFP

MRT, LRT schedules for Holy Week

Apr 09, 2014 - 1:55 PM

The MRT 3 LRT 1 and LRT 2 will stop operations from April 17 to 20 2014

HOLY WEEK BREAK. The MRT 3, LRT 1 and LRT 2 will be closed from April 17-20, 2014. File photo by Leanne Jazul/Rappler

5 groups bid for MRT-LRT ticket system

Nov 18, 2013 - 3:50 PM

The technical bids will be opened November 19 and will be evaluated within 20 days

IT'S ALL SYSTEMS GO. The submission of bids for the MRT-LRT single-ticketing system pushed through as scheduled on November 18. Photo obtained from the PPP Center

Consultant for LRT 2 extension project known by Dec

Nov 13, 2013 - 2:27 PM

The Transportation department says the consultancy contract will be awarded by end 2013

ALMOST DONE. DOTC will award the consultancy contract for the civil works of the Light Rail Transit (LRT) line 2 east extension project. Photo obtained from the PPP Center

Gov't eyes LRT-2 extension to Manila Port area

Oct 09, 2013 - 7:15 PM

The viability of the proposed extension of the LRT 2 rail line to the port area increases when it is linked with other connector roads and LRT 1

EXTENSION. There are plans to extend the LRT-2 all the way to Manila port area. Photo courtesy of the PPP Center

Aquino highlights PPP woes

Jul 22, 2013 - 10:07 PM

President Benigno Aquino III outlines in his State of the Nation Address on July 22 the problems that have plagued the Public Private Partnership scheme his flagship infrastructure program

DOTC rejects LRT-2 bidder's plan to get new partners

Jul 01, 2013 - 11:38 AM

The agency says the consortium led by Schema Konsulta cannot take in international partners because the prequalification stage is over

NO NEW PARTNERS. DOTC rejects proposal for approved bidders to take on new partners. Photo obtained from the PPP Center

LRT-1 and 2 passengers reach over 97-M in 5-months

Jun 25, 2013 - 5:38 AM

The reduced number of train coaches running during peak hours causes passenger traffic growth in Light Rail Transit LRT lines 1 and 2 to slow

The LRT-1 extension will service people living in Cavite

LRT 2 extension project shelved

Jun 20, 2012 - 9:49 PM

The government is studying if the project has enough market to sustain its operations

LRT-2 extension project approved by Neda-ICC

May 21, 2012 - 2:04 PM

A rail project that will connect east of Manila to various strategic commercial industrial and educational districts in the capital city is one step closer to being approved after a key review agency gave its nod

Ayala and MPIC: Rivals turn rail partners

Apr 24, 2012 - 5:27 PM

Two of the country s biggest conglomerates forged an exclusive partnership for rail projects the government plans to auction off

DOTC mulls common ticket for MRT, LRT

Feb 13, 2012 - 4:35 PM

A contract to operate and maintain a common ticketing system for the light trains in Metro Manila may be up for bidding by mid 2012