LOOK: Long queues at Araneta Bus Terminal on Holy Wednesday

By: - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ
/ 09:50 AM April 17, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — The volume of passengers going to spend the Holy Week break at the provinces continues to spike on Wednesday at the Araneta Bus Terminal in Cubao, Quezon City.

As of 9:30 a.m., passengers wanting to buy bus tickets started building-up at the various bus terminal outlets.


The number of bus passengers are expected to get larger as Wednesday afternoon approaches, an official of the bus terminal earlier said.

READ: Brace for passenger volume spike at Araneta Center bus terminals

Some government offices have also declared half-day work on Wednesday to allow their employees more time to prepare for their Holy Week trips.

READ: SC: Half-day work schedule in all courts on April 17

Malacañang also declared April 18 (Maundy Thursday) and April 19 (Good Friday) as regular holidays and April 20 (Black Saturday) as a special non-working day. /muf

Araneta Bus Terminal queues

Photo by Daphne Galvez/

Araneta Bus Terminal queues

Photo by Daphne Galvez/

Araneta Bus Terminal queues

Photo by Daphne Galvez/

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