MRT-3 unloads 850 passengers at Boni Station
MANILA, Philippines – About 850 passengers of the Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT-3) were offloaded on Friday afternoon after one of its northbound trains encountered a technical glitch.
In an advisory, the management said the train stopped around 5:21 p.m. and unloaded all its passengers at the Boni station.
DOTr MRT-3 ADVISORY07 June 2019A Northbound (NB) train unloaded at Boni Station due to ELECTRICAL FAILURE IN OUR…FEATURED STORIES
The incident was caused by electrical failure in the train’s motor as its sub-components (i.e. main chopper, regulator, insulator) were worn-out, the management explained.
Affected passengers were loaded in the next train which arrived seven minutes later.
The MRT-3 management vowed to implement preventive maintenance and replace defective electrical components. (Editor: Eden Estopace)
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