LRT-1 extends operating hours amid Traslacion | Inquirer News

LRT-1 extends operating hours amid Traslacion

By: - Reporter / @JLeonenINQ
/ 07:50 PM January 09, 2018

Photo courtesy of Aaron Paguirigan / Contributor

The Light Rail Transit (LRT) Line 1 has extended its operating hours amid the Traslacion procession of the annual Feast of the Black Nazarene.

In an advisory on Tuesday evening, the Light Rail Manila Corporation (LRMC) said LRT Line 1 trips would continue until 11:00 p.m. from Roosevelt Station to Baclaran Station.


The transit line regularly operates from 5:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. on weekdays.

READ: Black Nazarene procession going faster than last year

Philippine National Police (PNP) Director General Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa said the Traslacion has gone faster by two hours than last year and is expected to end before midnight.

As of 6 p.m., the Plaza Miranda Police Community Precinct estimated that about 4.55 million devotees had flocked to Quiapo – 2.6 million of which joined the procession. /je

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