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Glitch disrupts MRT-3 service on Independence Day   

By: - Reporter / @FMOrellanaINQ
/ 07:34 PM June 12, 2018

The Metro Rail Transit line 3 (MRT-3) offloaded around 700 passengers on Tuesday when one of its trains suffered a glitch.

The service interruption marred the public’s enjoyment of free rides on Independence Day.

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Media relations officer Aly Narvaez explained that an MRT-3 train had a “door failure” at the Guadalupe station at 5:28 p.m.

Narvaez said that one of the causes of the door failure is “stress on door components, which may be caused by leaning on the door or forcing it open.”

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Affected passengers were transferred to another coach, which arrived eight minutes later.

The MRT-3 management provided free rides to the public on Tuesday from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. in celebration of Philippine Independence Day. /ee

READ: MRT-3 to give free rides on Independence Day

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