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LRT-1 stations flooded, PNR operations disrupted due to heavy rain

By: - Reporter / @FMOrellanaINQ
/ 09:43 AM July 17, 2018

The Light Rail Manila Corporation (LRMC) management has reported flooding in some stations of the Light Rail Transit line-1 on Tuesday morning.

According to the LRMC, as of 9:30 a.m., the following LRT-1 stations were reported as flooded:

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R.Papa station (knee deep)

5th Avenue station (knee deep)

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Pedro Gil station (gutter deep)

United Nations station (gutter deep)

Balintawak station (above gutter deep)

Bambang station (gutter deep)

Meanwhile, some trips of the Philippine National Railways (PNR) have either been stopped and canceled, also due to flooding along the Magsaysay crossing, Paco station, and Dimasalang area.

In an advisory, the PNR said that as of 9:10 a.m., the following trains bound to Alabang and Tutuban were either canceled or stopped.

Stopped trains

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Tutuban bound

MSC 456 at Dela Rosa station

MSC 530 at Vito Cruz station

MSC 546 at FTI station

MSC 630 at Pasay road stastion

Alabang bound

MSC 607 at Pandacan station

Canceled trips

PS 637

PS 800

MSC 707

MSC 830

MSC 737

MSC 900

MSC 807

MSC 930

MSC 837

MSC 1000

The LRT-2 management meanwhile has assured its passengers that its train service remains operational despite the heavy rain.

The management of the Metro Rail Transit line 3 (MRT-3)  also announced that its operations remain normal despite the continuous downpour. /muf

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