MRT Holdings - updates

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CA junks MRT3 owners' appeal to stop gov't from getting more trains

Jul 27, 2016 - 6:30 PM

The appellate court says the MRT3 owners claims are merely self serving and uncorroborated by independent witnesses

DROP IT. The country's transportation department is demanding the Robert John Sobrepeña-controlled MRT Holdings, Incorporated II to drop its bid to stop the addition of 48 new train cars to the Metro Rail Transit 3 (MRT3) system. File photo from DOTC

Abaya: Sobrepeña is 'playing politics'

Feb 10, 2016 - 4:05 PM

His timeline is wrong transportation chief Joseph Emilio Abaya says in reaction to the allegations of the MRT Holdings chairman against him and his predecessor Manuel Roxas II

MEDDLING. DOTC says it found the proposals from private firms were not beneficial for the riding public, entailing more time and higher fares. Rappler photo

MRT Holdings' Sobrepeña: Roxas, Abaya may be liable for graft

Feb 08, 2016 - 8:54 PM

Sobrepeña says Roxas and Abaya failed to act on private firms proposals and entered into questionable deals

BATTLE CONTINUES. The chief of MRT Holdings continues to blame then-transportation chief Mar Roxas and incumbent Jun Abaya for mishandling MRT3. In the photo Roxas (left) Robert John Sobrepeña (center) and Abaya (right). File photo by Rappler

A long, winding road for better Metro Manila transport

Jan 09, 2016 - 1:30 PM

Several infrastructure deals that are seen to solve the nightmarish Metro Manila traffic are still hounded by delays

LONG, WINDING ROAD. Most projects that are supposed to solve the horrendous Metro Manila traffic have snagged delays by policy U-turns and legal roadblocks. Graphics by Alyssa Arizabal/Rappler

DOTC: New long-term MRT3 maintenance provider in January

Sep 02, 2015 - 5:00 PM

The transportation department says it has invited several established reputable foreign expert groups to maintain the railway system for 3 years

NEGOTIATED PROCUREMENT. The new long-term maintenance provider will take over from these 7 multi-discipline contractors when their services expire in January 2016.

DOTC addresses 'blatant lies' on MRT3 woes

Aug 06, 2015 - 2:27 PM

The agency says it now deploys 15 trains or 45 coaches during peak hours – not just 7 trains as alleged by its critics

MRT3 Mark Saludes/Rappler

DOTC to MRTH II: Drop case vs MRT3 train cars delivery

Jul 28, 2015 - 5:32 PM

DOTC Secretary Jun Abaya says the riding public deserves a much better MRT3 than what the private owner is providing

Photo from DOTC

MRT3 owners open to a buyout

Oct 02, 2014 - 1:23 PM

MRT Holdings II is willing to be bought after reaching a compromise with government which includes considering a proposal to upgrade MRT3

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