LRTA Line 1 resumes full operations
An employee of the Light Rail Transit Authority tries to pacify angry passengers after being told of the power trip that hit the train system Monday morning. Video by INQUIRER.net’s Matikas Santos
MANILA, Philippines–The Light Rail Transit Authority (LRTA) Line 1 system resumed full commercial operations (Baclaran-Roosevelt) after it was disrupted by a catenary problem Monday morning.
In a statement, the management of the light rail firm said LRTA 1 had to limit its operations from Baclaran to Central stations at 11:07 a.m. due to a spark at the catenary line between R. Papa and 5th Avenue stations.
Engineering, maintenance and safety teams were immediately dispatched in the area to institute the necessary repairs.
Line 1 full line operations resumed at 1:30 p.m. after a thorough safety and testing check, the statement said.
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