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03 Oct 2019 | 05:14 AM UTC

Philippines: Service temporarily suspended along Manila’s LRT-2 October 3

Philippines News Alert

Officials suspend service on the LRT Line 2 in Manila on October 3 following a fire between Anonas and Katipunan stations; associated transportation disruptions expected

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/3/2019, 11:00 AM until 10/3/2019, 11:59 PM (Asia/Manila). COUNTRY/REGION Metro Manila

Event

Manila’s Light Rail Transit (LRT) authorities have suspended service along Line 2 as of 11:24 (local time) following a fire between the Anonas and Katipunan stations. According to officials, the fire has been contained as of 12:30 but service remains temporarily suspended. An investigation into the incident is ongoing and it is unclear when service will resume. Associated transportation disruptions, including higher demand for alternative modes of transportation, are expected over the coming hours.

Advice

Individuals in Manila are advised to monitor developments to the situation, plan alternative routes, and anticipate a higher demand for alternative modes of transportation.

 

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