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MRT-3 train stalls again

By: - Reporter / @JhoannaBINQ
/ 09:57 AM November 22, 2017

A Metro Rail Transit 3 (MRT-3) train broke down again on Wednesday, disembarking hundreds of its passengers.

An MRT-3 service report said that a train bogged down at 7:46 a.m. “due to technical problem.”

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It unloaded passengers at Ortigas southbound station.

The almost-daily train breakdowns and glitches have drawn strong criticisms from the public and government officials.

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Last week, an MRT train car got detached on the northbound section between Ayala and Buendia stations forcing the off-loading at least 130 passengers.

President Rodrigo Duterte has apologized for the incident but maintained that he would not remove Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade for the MRT mess.            /kga

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