Monday, March 24, 2014

MRT Commuters Stranded Due to Glitch

MANILA, Philippines - The Metro Rail Transit (MRT) had a glitch on their communication and signalling system Monday morning that caused hundred commuters stranded. It started at past 7 a.m.

MRT General Manager Al Vitangcol said they implemented a "provisional service," meaning the take passengers only from North Avenue station to Shaw station and vice versa.

Vitangcol said the same problem caused the MRT sytem failure last Saturday. They were able to fixed the problem and regular MRT operations resumed at 9:20 am.

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Meanwhile, a man injured himself after jumping off the Kamuning station of the Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT3) also on Monday about 9:90AM.

Witness said they saw the a man who was later known as Cristobal Delia of Frisco 26, Quezon City, jump off the MRT station to the south-bound. The man appeared to have mental illness and was immediately taken to East Avenue Medical Center in Quezon City. He suffered a broken arm, as well as soreness in his lower extremities.

1 comment:

  1. Ano kaya iniisip nung mga tao sa huli ng pilang umaabot hanggang kalye? Na sandali lang makakasakay na sila sa MRT kesa mag bus o jeep na lang? Mga adik sa MRT talaga. Sira na nga MRT pinipilahan pa rin.