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LRT-2 suspends operations as power rectifier trips, catches fire

By: - Reporter / @KHallareINQ
/ 12:26 PM October 03, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — LRT-2 operations were suspended Thursday after a power rectifier tripped and caught fire in between stations.

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Atty. Hernando Cabrera told INQUIRER.net in a text message that power rectifier located in between Santolan and Katipunan stations was the cause of the problem.

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Operations have been suspended as of 11:24 a.m., according to the LRT-2’s Twitter post.

Cabrera added that the line’s management is also looking at how train operations will resume immediately without using the Katipunan station.

“Doon sa ating standard operating procedure, pagka-nagkakaroon ng problema sa ating Katipunan area, pwede nating maibalik ang ating serbisyo using Recto hanggang Cubao or pwedeng Recto hanggang Anonas,” Cabrera said in an interview over DZBB.

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[When it comes to our standard operating procedure, when a problem arises in the Katipunan station, we can fully restore our service using Recto until Cubao, or Recto until Anonas stations.]  /muf

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