06 April 2022, MANILA, Philippines – LRT-1 private operator Light Rail Manila Corporation (LRMC) is set to conduct its annual maintenance activities to continuously provide a safe and reliable transportation system with a temporary suspension of LRT-1 operations from 14 April (Maundy Thursday) to 17 April 2022 (Easter Sunday).
The LRT-1 will follow normal operating hours from April 11-13 (Monday – Wednesday), having the first trips to leave Baclaran and Balintawak by 4:30 am, and the last trips will be at 9:15 pm (LRT-1 Baclaran) and 9:30 pm (LRT-1 Balintawak). LRT-1 operations from April 14 – 17 will be suspended to give way to the maintenance activities, which include the annual preventive maintenance works, rail replacement, replacement of wooden sleepers, and testing of all trains prior to the resumption of revenue operations.
“We are doing this annual maintenance activity to improve capacity and performance across the line, enabling us to serve our LRT-1 passengers with a better, more reliable transport system. With this, we urge the riding public to plan their trips accordingly and request for their usual understanding.” LRMC Chief Operating Officer Enrico R. Benipayo said.
Normal operations of LRT-1 along the existing line – Baclaran to Balintawak Station will resume on 18 April 2022 (Monday).