Rappler's latest stories on trains in the Philippines
The Department of Transportation says the number of MRT3 train sets will be increased to 19 on Monday, June 1. But each train set will only be at 13% capacity due to physical distancing.
If rail replacement activities are completed in September 2020, the Department of Transportation says the current 30 km/h speed of the MRT3 could be gradually increased to 60 km/h by December 2020
MRT3 management says the limited entry to its stations is in preparation for social distancing to be enforced once the official guidelines are released
The passengers board the next train 5 minutes later
De La Salle Philippines and AF Payments device a way commuters to donate P5 with every tap using their Beep cards
The alleged 'suicide bomber' is only a man involved in a penetration test conducted by the Philippine National Police
Golpe de gulat is the Duterte administration's tool in telling the business elite that their time is up, that the future belongs to a new oligarchy
The Light Rail Transit Line 1 will have a temporary passenger traffic scheme from January 4 to March 31, 2020. Here are details.
The new trains boost PNR's daily capacity from 60,000 to 73,500 passengers
The new diesel multiple unit motor cars will ply along the FTI-Tutuban and FTI-Malabon routes
(UPDATED) The MRT3 resumes normal operations by 6:06 pm
The LRT1 will also be serving passengers on December 25, 2019, and January 1, 2020
MRT3 Director Michael Capati says this is to 'give way to the full blast rail replacement activities' that would rid the MRT3 tracks of dilapidated rails
(UPDATED) 'At 12:16 pm today, a street vagrant jumped over and fell at the interstation of tracks of Buendia and Ayala,' says MRT3, prompting it to limit operations to just between North Avenue and Shaw Boulevard for over two hours
The 3-coach train will run from 8:30 pm to 10:30 pm beginning Tuesday, October 15, until November
Of the 109 city buses which committed to the augmentation initiative, only 69 have been fielded as of October 9
In the middle of the House hearing, the BFP relays confirmation that it will fast-track and release its investigation report on October 10
(UPDATED) The Light Rail Transit Line 2 can resume partial operations since safety checks and test runs are completed
Safety checks for the Light Rail Transit Line 2 are not yet done
(UPDATED) The Light Rail Transit Authority says the needed repairs on the damaged substations require 'a highly technical intervention'
The senator floats the idea as a way to convince passengers to take the train instead of driving private vehicles
(3rd UPDATE) Because of 'several technical and safety concerns,' the Light Rail Transit Authority says there will still be no LRT2 train service .
A joint investigation by Sumitomo-Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, DOTr, and MRT management shows what caused the September 6 stoppage of the trains
Netizens suggest possible solutions to the public transportation crisis as the MRT break downs for almost a full day
Light Rail Manila Corporation starts piling works at the planned Dr Santos Station in Parañaque City as September 2019 begins
(UPDATED) Infradev Holdings president and CEO Antonio Tiu says passengers will need to pay up to 25% more
(UPDATED) Manila Water says 20 barangays in Quezon City will have no water for 10 hours from Friday to Saturday, May 24 to 25
The first 5 stations of the LRT1 Cavite extension are expected to begin operations by the 4th quarter of 2021
(UPDATED) The free ride is also valid for one companion
The Light Rail Manila Corporation removes the ban on bottled water and drinks inside the Light Rail Transit Line 1 stations effective April 2
(3rd UPDATE) LRT Lines 1 and 2, meanwhile, will be closed from Maundy Thursday to Easter Sunday
(UPDATED) EXCLUSIVE: As the Philippine National Railways, with its inadequate resources, proudly opens new train routes in Metro Manila, it cancels hundreds of trips monthly without informing the public
The DOST engineering team started developing the first hybrid electric road train in 2012. It hit the rails of the Philippine National Railways in March 2019.
After years of delay, work on the Light Rail Transit Line 1 extension to Cavite will finally start
The Department of Transportation aims to have the Mindanao Avenue-Quirino Highway, Tandang Sora, and North Avenue stations running by 2022
We must ensure that more Defenders of Democracy are voted into office this year, and that the elections are free, clean, and peaceful. And that is a fight that is in the hands of the Filipino youth, Filipino parents, and all freedom-loving citizens.
Philippine transportation officials are in Japan to inspect equipment and iron out details for the construction of the subway
The railway project is expected to reduce travel time between Manila and Malolos from over one hour and 30 minutes to just 35 minutes once fully operational
The Metro Rail Transit Line 3 management says that any bottled liquid more than 100 ml will still not be allowed inside train stations
'That's one reason why we tightened security following recent attacks in Mindanao,' says MRT3 management
'Are tears banned too?' an irate netizen asks Metro Manila's train officials
The Metro Rail Transit Line 3 clarifies the liquids which can be brought inside its trains, as a recently enforced ban draws criticism
The measure aims to prevent the entry of dangerous chemicals contained in plastic bottles, as police and military are on heightened alert after the Jolo church bombing
A group of 10 Filipino engineers developed the first Philippine-made train powered by batteries and a generator
No, this is not a new photo of Filipino opposition politician Mar Roxas using public transport
The new Philippine Sports Training Center Act mandates the construction of the sports complex starting mid-2019
The P22.06-billion MRT3 rehabilitation project will mostly be funded by an P18-billion loan from the Japanese government