LRMC implements adjusted LRT-1 operating hours


The Light Rail Manila Corporation (LRMC) will implement a new schedule for the last train service of LRT-1 on March 29 and 30.

The LRMC said that the first trip of both northbound and southbound trains will begin at 4:30 a.m. The last trip from Baclaran station will depart at 9:30 p.m. while the final train from Balintawak station will leave at 9:45 p.m.

“The adjusted schedule for the last train is in consideration of the government’s curfew from 6 p.m. to 5 a.m. and will allow LRT-1 Operations personnel to prepare and travel home safely,” it said.

As previously announced in the Holy Week schedule advisory, LRT-1 operations will be temporarily suspended from March 31 (Holy Wednesday) to April 4, 2021 (Easter Sunday) for the annual maintenance and rehabilitation works to facilitate continuous improvements to the LRT-1 system.

LRMC has also coordinated with the Department of Transportation for the deployment of public utility buses along the alignment of LRT-1 to support essential workers with additional means of transportation during this period.

LRT-1 will resume its operations on April 5 following a new schedule: northbound train (4:30 a.m. to 9:15 p.m.), southbound train (4:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.).

“The shortened operating hours will allow LRMC to perform safety and integration tests for the upgrading works of the LRT-1 signaling system, as well as prepare for the commercial run of the 4th Generation trains in the last quarter of the year,” it said.

“Rest assured that LRMC will continue to enforce its health and safety protocols and comply with IATF guidelines while operating and performing the maintenance works during this period,” it added.

Most Popular

A merger in mobility: Global auto components giant Aisin collaborates with Advics and Art

Almost half of all cars sold in the Philippines are Toyotas. You see Toyotas on the road in every corner of the...

Woman driving without license arrested after assaulting MTPB enforcer

A 26-year-old female driver was arrested after assaulting, resisting, and disobeying a Manila Traffic and Parking Bureau (MTPB) officer in Malate, Manila...

DLSU places 3rd in Shell Eco-marathon Virtual League’s Road to 2050

The De La Salle University (DLSU) Eco Car Team from the Philippines won in the Shell Eco-marathon (SEM) Virtual League, an annual...

LTO revamps driver’s license restriction codes

The Land Transportation Office (LTO) revamped the restriction codes on driver’s licenses, featuring a more detailed alphanumeric system that identifies new vehicle...


SMC’s 19.37-km PAREX project gets gov’t nod

San Miguel Corporation (SMC) announced on Tuesday that the government has approved its proposed Pasig River Expressway...

Akrapovič’s new titanium sports exhaust now available for Continental GT Speed

Bentley engineers have collaborated with Akrapovič - known for its expertise in class leading performance exhausts, to...

Hyundai PH launches ‘Vaccine On Wheels’ program

Hyundai Asia Resources, Inc. (HARI), the official distributor of Hyundai commercial vehicles in the Philippines, strengthens its...

HARI mourns passing of Chairman Edward S. Go

Hyundai Asia Resources, Inc. (HARI), the official distributor of Hyundai vehicles in the country, announced the passing...

Japan’s premier automotive warranty provider arrives in PH

Premium Warranty Services Philippines, Inc. (PWSPI) has announced the start of its commercial operations in the country.

More Articles Like This