Free MRT, LRT rides on Seafarers’ Day
MANILA, Philippines—Amid an impending fare hike, the Metro Rail Transit is offering free train rides for seamen Tuesday as the country marks the Filipino Seafarers’ Day.
The free rides, which the Light Rail Transit also offers, will be from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m., and 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. “in celebration of the day of the Filipino Seafarer” on June 25, MRT officer Toby Andulan and LRT spokesman Hernando Cabrera announced on Friday.
Seafarers who will avail of the free train rides only need to present their valid Marina-issued seaman’s book, or PRC ID, they said.
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