Taking the LRT and MRT? Here are its operating hours during GCQ
If you’re returning to work in Metro Manila under GCQ, you might need to note these down for your daily commute
Jun 1, 2020
With the resumption of operations today, Jun. 1, the Manila Light Rail Transit System (LRT) and Metro Rail Transit (MRT) have announced their operating hours.
Starting operations at 5:30 a.m. daily, MRT North Avenue Station will have its last trip at 9:10 p.m. Meanwhile, the last trip from Taft Avenue will be at 10:11 p.m.
TINGNAN: Narito ang schedule ng operasyon ng MRT-3 simula sa darating na Lunes, 01 Hunyo 2020, sa ilalim ng general community quarantine (GCQ).#DOTrPH 🇵🇭#DOTrMRT3#SulongMRT3 pic.twitter.com/bApg1sYTev
— DOTr MRT-3 (@dotrmrt3) June 1, 2020
The first trip to Roosevelt and Baclaran through LRT Line 1 is scheduled at 4:30 a.m. daily. Meanwhile, the last train from Baclaran will depart at 10 p.m. on weekdays and 9:30 p.m. on weekends and holidays. The last trip from Roosevelt is scheduled at 10:15 p.m. on weekdays and 9:45 p.m. on weekends and holidays as well.
Here’s our train service schedule when we resume our operations on June 1 🚊
— Light Rail Manila Corporation (@officialLRT1) May 30, 2020
As for LRT Line 2, operations will begin at 5 a.m. daily for both the Araneta Center-Cubao and Recto stations. Commuters can catch the last train from Araneta Center-Cubao station at 8:30 p.m. and from Recto station at 9 p.m.
FYI: In light of the resumption of LRT-2 operations tomorrow, 1 June 2020 as Metro Manila transitions to General Community Quarantine (GCQ), the following train operating schedule shall be observed: pic.twitter.com/tmueHiUJB1
— LRT2 (@OfficialLRTA) May 31, 2020
This morning, commuters faced the first day of train operation resumptions with new guidelines in place amid the ongoing pandemic. Among the new protocols implemented by LRT and MRT, as well as the Philippine National Railways, were mandatory temperature checks and marked queues and seats to ensure social distancing. Each train ride also operates on limited capacity. LRT admin has also advised passengers to load up their cards for up to three days to minimize contact and the risk of contracting COVID-19.
Header photo by Niño Jesus Orbeta for Inquirer
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