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MRT resumes operations after rail problem


The Metro Rail Transit (MRT) has resumed operations as of 11:55 a.m. Tuesday, its general manager Al Vitangcol said.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

MRT operations disrupted anew


Operations at Metro Rail Transit stations have been stalled anew on Tuesday morning reportedly due to technical problems.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

PNR claims right-of-way amid accident that killed man


The Philippine National Railways (PNR) defended on Monday that its train that fatally hit a man had the right-of-way during the incident.

Posted: April 7th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Man hit by train dies


A man was killed after being hit by a train in Sampaloc, Manila on Monday morning, Inquirer Radio 990AM said.

Posted: April 7th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Indonesia train derails in landslide; 3 dead

Indonesian police search for survivors following a train derailment at village Mekar Sari in Tasikmalaya, West Java, Indonesia, Friday, April 4, 2014. A landslide triggered by heavy rain derailed a train as it travelled through Indonesia's main island of Java. Rail track is seen at bottom. (AP Photo/Erwin Gobel)

A railway official says at least three people were killed when a passenger train hit mounds of mud after heavy rain triggered a landslide in central Indonesia. Two others are in critical condition.

Posted: April 5th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Snake forces evacuation of Swiss train

Undated photo issued Friday by the Scottish SPCA after Scottish airport staff got a slithery surprise when they stumbled on the Mexican serpent stowaway under a seat. AP PHOTO

A small snake that slithered its way onto a Swiss passenger train caused chaos Wednesday, prompting the evacuation of all 450 passengers as police hunted for the reptile.

Posted: April 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Computer glitch triggers MRT service disruption


A computer malfunction hit the Metro Rail Transit system (MRT-3) on Saturday afternoon, disrupting its operation, a radio report said.

Posted: March 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

9 dead after train crashes into minibus in Turkey


At least nine people were killed and five others injured after a passenger train crashed Thursday into a minibus that was carrying workers to a factory.

Posted: March 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

PNR train hits, kills housemaid

Newspapers cover the body of Doneza de Guzman who was killed when a train hit her near the Philippine National Railways’ Sta. Mesa station in Manila on Monday.  NIÑO JESUS ORBETA

A 27-year-old house helper died after she was hit and dragged for several meters by a train of the Philippine National Railways (PNR) near its Sta. Mesa station in Manila on Monday morning.

Posted: March 11th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Metro,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

LRT-1 train emits smoke, but glitch triggers no stampede – spokesperson

Light Rail Transit (LRT) Line 1. FILE PHOTO

A Light Rail Transit (LRT)-1 train emitted smoke Tuesday afternoon after its brake scraped on the rail tracks, the LRT spokesperson said.

Posted: March 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

MRT operating hours extension still in testing phase


The extension of operating hours of the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) remains in a testing phase, an official said Friday.

Posted: February 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

MRT, PNR extend operations to mitigate traffic


To ease traffic due to two major road projects, the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) system and the Philippine National Railways (PNR) would extend its operating hours, the Department of Transportation and Communication (DOTC) said on Thursday.

Posted: February 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Firm vs DOTC deal doubts if Chinese supplier fits MRT

RUSH-HOUR crowds gather on the Edsa sidewalk not to wait for buses or taxis but to form long lines leading to a station of the MRT, which has long been plagued by a shortage of trains. KIMBERLY DE LA CRUZ

A company that had gone to court to question the government deal procuring new trains from a Chinese firm claimed that this chosen supplier “does not have the experience doing light rail vehicles” or LRVs that suit the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) line on Edsa.

Posted: February 8th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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