LRT-2 starts operations as early as 5 a.m.
MANILA, Philippines — Operations of the Light Rail Transit Line 2 (LRT-2) started as early as 5 a.m. on Monday, a week after partial operations resumed.
The Light Rail Transit Authority (LRTA) earlier announced that it will adjust the schedule of operations from 6 a.m. to 5 a.m.
The schedule of train trips has been adjusted after the LRT-2 implemented partial operations from Cubao station to Recto and back due to a fire incident at the train line.
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The LRT-2 operations normally start at 4:30 a.m. from Santolan station to Recto station.
However, the Santolan, Katipunan, and Anonas stations have not been operational since the fire incident.
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As of 9:37 a.m., five trains and 20 coaches are running on the train line. Moderate to a heavy volume of passengers was observed at Cubao station, while other stations have a light volume of passengers.
UPDATE: As of 14 Oct 2019 at 9:37 AM, 5 trains/20 coaches running. MODERATE to HEAVY volume of passengers at Cubao station. Light in all other stations. Headway will be inconsistent so please allot an extra hour for your journeys. Have a safe trip! pic.twitter.com/htvn4NTQW5
— LRT2 (@OfficialLRTA) October 14, 2019
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