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1 dead, 114 hurt as New Jersey train crash causes major damage

Sep 29, 2016 - 9:41 PM

4th UPDATE New Jersey Governor Chris Christie says the train entered the Hoboken station at a high rate of speed and crashed through the barriers bringing it into the interior wall of the terminal

Palace 'sorry' for MRT troubles, says safety a priority

Jun 03, 2015 - 7:26 PM

From the 20 trains that are usually deployed during the morning rush hour only 7 to 9 were operational lately to service 600 000 commuters daily

DAILY STRUGGLE. Passengers line up at the MRT-3 station in North Avenue. File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

PNR unsure about resuming partial operations on June 15

Jun 03, 2015 - 2:26 PM

UPDATED The Philippine National Railways has postponed the test runs meant to ensure the safety of the trains

Workers reconnect a railway track along the Magallanes area in Makati City on Thursday, after a southbound Philippine National Railway train derailed on Wednesday. At least 80 passengers where injured in the incident. Photo by Joel Leporada/Rappler

PNR postpones test runs

Jun 02, 2015 - 7:00 PM

UPDATED The Philippine National Railways will likely reschedule as well the partial resumption of its operations to later than June 15

PNR to put up CCTV, fences to deter looting of rail parts

May 13, 2015 - 3:41 PM

This is to deter would be looters from stealing rail parts which officials say caused last month s train accident

Workers reconnect a railway track along the Magallanes area in Makati City on Thursday, after a southbound Philippine National Railway train derailed on Wednesday. At least 80 passengers where injured in the incident. Photo by Joel Leporada/Rappler

PNR service extends to Calamba

Dec 02, 2014 - 7:49 PM

The extension serves an additional 3 000 to 5 000 passengers daily

Overloaded PNR train stalls in Manila

Aug 18, 2014 - 5:36 PM

The overloaded Philippine National Railways lost air pressure leading to its breakdown

PNR allots P40M for Bicol Express safety assessment

Jul 30, 2014 - 1:40 PM

The Philippine National Railways eyes to revive the train service by September almost two years since its operations were stalled over a derailment incident

Attempted suicide disrupts MRT services

Jan 03, 2013 - 12:42 PM

A woman jumps into the train tracks before noon Thursday disrupting services at the MRT Shaw Boulevard station in Mandaluyong City