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MRT-3 unloads passengers after train emits smoke

/ 07:43 PM March 18, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — The Metro Rail Transit 3 (MRT-3) has unloaded around 645 passengers after the train was spotted emitting smoke at the Araneta-Cubao and Santolan interstation.

According to the management of the MRT-3, the smoke was reported at around 6:02 p.m.

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Passengers were unloaded from the carriage with the assistance of the train driver and security personnel.

The affected train regained traction at around 6:35 p.m. and was moved to the pocket track at Shaw Boulevard station as normal operations resumed.

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The management said it is currently investigating the incident and apologized to its passengers for the inconvenience. /ee

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