1 week Capacity of Metro train lines to be gradually increased to 50% MB
Train lines in Metro Manila will gradually increase their maximum passenger capacity to up to 50 percent starting Oct. 19, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) said. (JANSEN ROMERO / MANILA BULLETIN) The DOTr will initially increase train capacities of the Metro Rail Transit Line-3 (MRT-3), Light Rail Transit Line 1 (LRT-1), Light Rail Transit Line 2 (LRT-2), and Philippine National Railways (PNR) to 30 percent of their maximum passenger capacity. These will be gradually expanded up to 50 percent.  The current maximum passenger capacity of these railway lines range from 13 percent to 18 percent.  In preparation for the ... more