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MRT-3 encounters glitch at Cubao station

By: - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ
/ 09:31 AM January 27, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — Passengers of the Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT-3) were met with long queues on Monday morning as the train system experienced a technical glitch in one of its stations.

The MRT-3 management said that at 8:29 a.m., the train system’s overhead catenary system (OCS) encountered a “technical problem” at the southbound portion of the Cubao station.

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The OCS is used to transmit electrical energy to the trains, the management explained.

It added that the issue was immediately coordinated with MRT-3’s OCS team, thus it was resolved at 8:48 a.m.

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Passengers waiting for trains have piled up at the Shaw Boulevard station.

Passengers waiting to get inside the MRT Cubao station. Photo from Bayan Muna Party-list.

Passengers waiting to get inside the MRT Cubao station. Photo from Bayan Muna Party-list.

Passengers wait for their turn to ride the MRT after a train encountered a technical glitch at the Cubao station. Photos from Bayan Muna Party-list.

“We apologize for the inconvenience,” the MRT-3 management said.

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