Updated May 23, 2020, 10:43 AM
The Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT-3) took advantage of the COVID-19 lockdown in Metro Manila to step up its rehabilitation program so it is now several months ahead of its February, 2021, target date.
MRT-3, it may be recalled, became the object of a great deal of public attention and even a Senate inquiry when its trains began to suffer frequent breakdowns on its route along Epifanio de los Santos Ave. (EDSA). Trains often stalled between stations, forcing passengers to walk back along the elevated tracks. With fewer trains running, long lines of passengers formed in city streets before they could enter the stations and get rides.
The new administration restored Sumitomo as MRT-3’s maintenance firm and the
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