Rappler's latest stories on MRT breakdown
(UPDATED) The MRT3 is looking at increasing their target to 20 trains with a 4-car configuration. These can carry 720,000 passengers a day.
Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade says that without proper record keeping, a time could come where spare parts might run out
After the maintenance, the Department of Transportation targets 15 working trains for the commuting public, up from the current 13
More trains are now available to the commuting public but it still suffers from more breakdown incidents on the same week
A week after MRT3 fields 10 trains, the MRT3 management deploys one train more than its target. It has been two months since there were more than 10 MRT3 trains working
After a month wait, the MRT3 management is finally able to deploy 10 trains for the commuting public
Vince takes the MRT during rush hour – and lives to tell the tale
Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade attributes this 'luck' to the availability of spare parts delivered mid-February. Still, there are only 8 functioning trains.
From 8 working trains the week before, the week of February 19 opens without a train running at 5:30 am
Working trains are now down to 8. When the unthinkable happens, 260,000 commuters pack themselves into 6 or 7 trains daily
The spare parts delivered on Tuesday will address electrical, mechanical, and signalling problems of the train system
A total of 33 incidents has been recorded from January 1 to February 9
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