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Eto at naghanap ako ng info re refunds fro trip interruption or cancellation
Before purchasing a ticket
Sales of tickets are canceled for areas where service has been suspended. However, tickets will be sold if buses or other means of transportation are available, or if another route becomes available.
If you already have a ticket
Full fares *1 and charges *2 will be refunded for trips that are canceled due to suspension of train service. If your trip is cancelled while in progress, fares for the unused portion of your trip will be refunded. In this case, charges for cancelled limited express trains will be fully refunded.
If operations are cancelled
If operations are cancelled while you are riding a limited express or express train and before you reach your destination, you can ride the limited express or express trains that follow. In this case, limited express or express train charges for the interrupted trip will be fully refunded. However, only the unused portion of your limited express or express train charge will be refunded when 1) trains are cancelled between Shinagawa and Tokyo (including the Tokaido shinkansen), 2) trains are cancelled between Osaka and Shin Osaka, or 3) the Tohoku, Jôetsu, or Nagano shinkansen operating from Omiya to Ueno or Tokyo or between Ueno and Tokyo are cancelled.
You can return to your station of departure without charge, and your fare will be fully refunded.
* *1 Fares are defined as the cost of a ticket to ride a regular train.
* *2 Charges are defined as the additional cost for riding a Shinkansen, limited express, express train or Green Car.
When the Train is Delayed
If limited express or express trains are delayed more than 2 hours, charges will be fully refunded.
Limited express and express train charges will be refunded in the following situations. Tickets are handled the same as described in "When trains are not in operation" above.
* a) The train is delayed and you miss your connection resulting in your arrival at your destination being delayed by over 2 hours, and b) your trip was cancelled while in progress.
* a) The train is delayed and you miss your connection resulting in your arrival at your destination being delayed by over 2 hours, and b) you were forced to return to your station of departure.
buti na lang may mrt naka-iwas sa matinding trapik. sana lang ma-upgrade yung trains.
Yung announcement sa LRT2 naka-post na ren dun sa mga ticket vending machine na sira Parang antagal na yata walang maintenance na ginawa sa mga yun. Pansinin niyo ren yung mga escalator at elevator - dumadami na ang sira at di inaayos
NB MRt Taft > Cubao
Ayos yung byahe kanina at organized naman mga kasabayan kong sumasakay ngtrain. May isa ako nakitang working na vending machine na di naman pinipilahan. Mas marami yung manual selling as usual. Walang delay sa train tsaka malamig.
Sana ganito araw araw
The broadsheets yesterday carried DOTC invitations for bidding & pre-qualification for the LRT1 Extension Project. Line extension covers the stretch from Baclaran to Niyog in Bacoor(?).
Sana matuloy na.
Para sa mga nag rereklamo na siksikan ang LRT (sana lang naman bilhin muna yung mga eto kesa antayin pa yung project):
http://www.interaksyon.com/article/3...project-startsBidding for LRT 1 southbound extension project starts
DOTC said more than 500,000 commuters use LRT 1 every day.
The southern part of Metro Manila and neighboring Cavite province is home to nearly four million people.
Transport Secretary Manuel Roxas II had said the government will set aside P30 billion to acquire up to 39 new light rail vehicles to avoid the need for raising fares.
Para di OT
Sa LRT2 ay wala nang yung flash message kung anong oras darating ang train which suxs a bit lalo pag weekend. Mas matagal ang wait time/interval per train na halos 7-10mins. Malas mo lang kung pag tuntong mo sa platform ay kaka-alis pa lang ng train
at may nanganak sa lrt nung isang araw.
Mods, papost po in full itong article.
China giant eyes $1.3-billion LRT 1 extension
By Mary Ann Ll. Reyes (The Philippine Star)
Updated June 11, 2012 12:00 AM
MANILA, Philippines - China’s biggest railway builder and operator has expressed interest in building the $1.3-billion LRT Line 1 South Extension project under President Aquino’s flagship Public-Private Partnership Program (PPP).
Ecorail Transport Services Inc., the original proponent for the construction of the LRT-1 Extension project, said its foreign partner, China Railway Construction Corp. Ltd. (CRCC), one of the world’s leaders in railways construction and technology, has indicated that it wants to pursue the project under the PPP.
CRCC is one of the biggest in the world with assets of more than $1 trillion. It is the operator of the world’s fastest train in Beijing and has already built 34,000 kilometers of railway tracks all over the world.
In an interview, Ecorail executive vice president Jerome Canlas said Ecorail’s advantage is its track record in railway and train construction and available financing which is readily available once the Philippine government gives the nod for the project to proceed.
“We hereby affirm our interest to cooperate with your esteemed organization to jointly pursue the above project which not only further underscores our mutual long term relationship but also progression of the framework of cooperation agreement entered into by both our organizations in Tianjin in June 2009,” CRCC executive director and vice president Hu Zhenyi said in a letter to Ecorail.
Canlas explained that cost-wise, the infrastructure development of Ecorail proposal is cheaper at $42.165 million per kilometer as against the other proposals at more than $45 million per kilometer. The proposal for electro-mechanical works inclusive of the provision for rolling stocks sufficient to accommodate the peak ridership at 25 minutes headway over a period of time is also cheaper at $409.14 million.
Ecorail is composed of experts in the fields of project financial packaging, project development inclusive of engineering, procurement and construction as well as operations and maintenance management at par with international standards.
Company officials noted that the Ecorail proposal will reduce the government’s balance of payment deficits and/or reduce subsidies, since the project will not entail government guarantees.
Length-wise, the alignment of the LRT Line 1 South Extension proposed by Ecorail is longer by more than four kilometers with its terminal point in Imus, Cavite as against the other proposals with terminal stations in Bacoor, Cavite.
The project provides the much-needed link between the southern cities and municipalities of Cavite province and northern cities of Metro Manila. The railway system is intended to provide an efficient and reliable mode of transportation to help decongest the main arteries of Metro Manila.
The project will supplement the LRT 1 by extending it from Baclaran to Imus, Cavite. It will pass NAIA and Sucat, both in Parañaque; Las Pinas, Zapote in Muntinlupa, and Talaba, Bacoor, Aguinaldo and finally Imus, all in Cavite.
Canlas said Ecorail has a ‘programmed solution’ for system enhancement and full integration provided by its designated team of specialists covering the North Line 1 Extension, the existing Line 1 and the proposed South Line 1 Extension into a ‘seamless operation’.
He said Ecorail will fully provide the financial requirements of the project without government subsidy unlike other proposals seeking official development assistance (ODA) from multilateral and bilateral funding agencies that require counterpart funds from the Philippine government.
“The tedious process will require interventions from government agencies, i.e. NEDA, DBM, COA and the Senate Oversight Committee, among others. In addition, the multilateral or bilateral agency providing the funds limit the participation of Filipino contractors as subcontractors to foreign contractors from sponsor countries,” Canlas added.
Canlas also revealed that Ecorail proposes a ‘socially-acceptable’ average fare optimization level of P 16.50 + distance-related fee of P1.90 per kilometer unlike other propositions that entirely put the burden of fare structuring to the Light Rail Transit Authority (LRTA).
As planned, Ecorail will cede the ownership of the proposed South Line 1 Extension upon its completion to LRTA that also retains ownership of the existing Line 1 and the North Extension. LRTA has the option to ‘buy-out’ Ecorail for its investments in completing the project either in the form of cash or assets of the government.
Grabe yung MRT. Di ko akalain nag-survive ako jan nung sa Ortigas pa ako nagwwork. Di maiiwasan ang pagiging late.
libreng sakay kanina sa mrt at lrt.
Hindi siguro issue sa LRTA to, more of issue sa ibang pasahero:
Kahapon andami ng tao sa station, 8am class ko, around 30 minutes yung travel time, eh 7:20 na, so napilitan akong sumiksik (hindi ko gawain to). Mabuti nalang medyo may space pa sa gitna yung train kaya hindi pilit yung siksik ko.
Malapit ako sa other side na doors at nakakapit ako sa gitnang railings..Nakakatayo naman ng maayos, wala naman akong hinaharass sa siksikan until yung guy na sa likod ko, na nakasandal sa pinto, tumalikod. Di ko alam pano idescribe pero nung pagtalikod niya pinipilit niya akong itulak gamit ang bottoms niya sa bag ko para magkaroon siya ng space sa likod. di na ako makatayo ng maayos nun iniisip ko ano ginagawa ng lalaking ito siksikan nga eh naghahanap ka pa ng malaking space. Kahit na ganun eh stand firm parin ako matira matibay sabi ko (besides, inaalala ko rin yung mga tao sa harap ko, kung bibigay ako eh sila naman ang kawawa sa 'pagtulak' ko), si lalaki naman halatang pinipilit talaga na itulak ako palayo para magkaroon ng mas maraming space between his body and the door (yung head naman niya nakarest sa arms niya na nakaano sa door). Eventually tumigil rin siya.
^ I assume LRT1 or MRT3 yung sinakyan mo po. Minsan maganda ren i- call out yung attention ng mga pasaway lalo na at di nila iniisip yung kapakanan nung mga taong apektado ng pinagagawa nila.
Pero wala pa ren tatalo sa siksikan na ito (see pic below)