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LRT repairs may last through the night—spokesman

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Repairs are ongoing in several stations of the Light Rail Transit Authority and may likely take the whole night, a spokesman said.

Posted: November 15th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Lawmakers push for high-speed railway to connect Clark and NAIA

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Lawmakers have renewed calls for the construction of a high-speed railway system connecting the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) and the Clark International Airport (CIA), in hopes that the latter will become the country’s newest international gateway.

Posted: October 13th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Train, bus crash in Canada; ‘multiple fatalities’

A city bus is severely damaged after colliding with a Via Rail passenger train at a crossing in Ottawa, Ontario on Wednesday. An Ottawa Fire spokesman told CP24 television there are “multiple fatalities” and a number are injured from the bus. AP

A Via Rail passenger train and a transit bus have collided at a crossing in Canada’s capital, Ottawa, and a fire official tells a television station that there are “multiple fatalities.”

Posted: September 18th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

DOTC mulls subway system for Metro Manila to fix traffic problem

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The Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) is considering going “underground” to solve Metro Manila’s traffic problems.

Posted: September 17th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

All LRT 1 stations flooded but operations continue–authorities

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All Light Rail Transit System Line 1 stations are flooded as of Tuesday morning but operations continue, the LRT Authority (LRTA) announced on Twitter.

Posted: August 20th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Woman gives birth in LRT station, reports say

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A 25-year-old woman gave birth at a station of the Light Rail Transit Authority in Manila early Wednesday, the public rail transit spokesman said.

Posted: July 31st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Naga boy run over by train

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An eight-year-old boy was killed on the spot when he was run over by a train near his house here Tuesday morning, the police said.

Posted: June 25th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Suicide leap on train tracks 5th since 2011

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The apparent suicide that disrupted the operations of the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) 3 on Wednesday was the fifth case of people jumping onto train tracks in Metro Manila in the last three years, lending urgency to calls to install protective barriers on the heavily used transport systems.

Posted: May 9th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Train mows down, kills 5 elephants in east India

A villager offers flowers to a female adult elephant lying dead on a paddy field in Panbari village, about 50 kilometers (30 miles) east of Gauhati, India in this September 1, 2012 file photo. The elephant was hit by a train and killed while crossing railway tracks with a herd of wild Asiatic elephants. AP

A passenger train has plowed into and killed five elephants of a herd crossing railroad tracks in eastern India.

Posted: December 30th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

China’s longest high-speed railway to open Dec. 26—report

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The world’s longest high-speed rail route, running from the Chinese capital Beijing to Guangzhou in the south, will open for business on December 26, state media said Saturday.

Posted: December 15th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

2 killed in train accident in Camarines Sur

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Passing the villages of the town of Ragay in Camarines Sur in the wee hours of the morning Friday, a Philippine National Railways (PNR) train bound for Ligao City from here ran over two men in Apali, according to police.

Posted: July 6th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Singapore metro breaks down for 3rd day in a row

Commuters on an SMRT North South line train arrive at Bishan train station interchange in Singapore on Wednesday, April 18, 2012. Singapore's troubled metro system suffered a third straight day of disruption April 18 triggering public anger as an official inquiry into the network's problems got underway.  AFP PHOTO/ROSLAN RAHMAN

Services were disrupted along a new multibillion-dollar Singapore metro line on Wednesday, the third straight day of rush-hour delays for the city-state’s gleaming train system.

Posted: April 18th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

LRT to stop operations Thursday to Sunday

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The Light Rail Transport Lines 1 and 2 will stop operations early on Wednesday for extensive maintenance activity which will begin Thursday, a spokesman from the Light Rail Transit Authority (LRTA) said Wednesday.

Posted: April 4th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

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