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350 offloaded as MRT suffers 19th train breakdown

/ 04:22 PM December 18, 2017

The Metro Rail Transit (MRT) Line 3 suffered its 19th glitch for the month as it unloaded 350 passengers on Monday afternoon.

According to MRT-3 advisory, it offloaded the train riders at Taft Avenue-Magallanes (NB) station due to a technical problem.

The technical problem was caused by worn out ATP sub-components such as regulator, insulators, chopper and carbon brush.


Passengers were loaded on the next train five minutes later, the advisory said.

From Dec. 10-16, MRT-3 suffered nine technical problems, leaving train passengers late for work, school or appointments.

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