MRT Corporation - updates

Rappler's latest stories on MRT Corporation


Plan for new 'Hong Kong Town' in mainland China sparks backlash

Apr 25, 2018 - 7:24 PM

The MTR Corporation, which runs the Hong Kong's railway network and acts as a property developer, is exploring areas in southern China that could be used to build the outpost

People ride a train on Hong Kong's subway system on April 8, 2017.  Aaron Tam / AFP

MRT3 buyout target moved to 2016

Oct 22, 2015 - 10:35 AM

DOTC Secretary Jun Abaya says they will convince the Congress to include the MRT3 buyout fund in the 2016 national budget

BELEAGUERED. Troubles in the beleaguered Metro Rail Transit line 3, from rifts between government and private sector to recurring technical glitches, have been passed to thousands of commuters who are waiting for its much-needed upgrades. File photo by Rappler

Blame DOTC for MRT3 mess, experts tell Aquino

Jul 29, 2015 - 12:01 PM

Stop blaming the past administration and the private owner experts tell President Aquino

MIXED REVIEWS. Transportation experts say the Aquino administration succeeded in delivering roads and bridges, but failed in developing airports, sea ports, and railways.

MRT3 safety audit starts August 27

Aug 27, 2014 - 12:08 AM

A 4 pax team from Hong Kong’s MTR will conduct a safety audit on the ailing rail system following the accident and stalling this month

UPGRADE. The Department of Transportation and Communications is pursuing measures to upgrade the service of MRT3 along EDSA after citing human error for the accident. File photo by Joel Leporada / Rappler

House probe into MRT3 accident sought

Aug 18, 2014 - 4:08 PM

The incident exposed the perennial threat that the beat up state of the MRT3 poses to half a million Filipinos who ride it every day a lawmaker says

PROBE. The House of Representatives is set to conduct its own probe into the recent MRT3 accident that injured at least 36 passengers. File photo by Joel Leporada/Rappler