Track Replacement Program of LRT 1 Now Under Construction
Track Replacement Program of LRT 1 now were under construction that makes faster transportation at the speed of 60 kph according to Light Rail Manila Corp. (LRMC)
On Wednesday (August 31, 2016) LRMC announced Light Rail Transit (LRT) Line 1 trains will run faster soon with the track replacement program. The engineering director of the LRMC, Rudy Chansuyco said that riders can notice when traveling in the track that their ride would be smoother due to lesser noise and vibration upon traveling.
In September 2017 the track replacement was expected by LRMC to be finished that was started last April 2016. With a speed of 40 to 60 kilometer per hour, the passengers can save more time and feel more convenient with this new program, this is what the project aims.
Despite their request to increase the fare was failed to grant by Department of Transportation (DOTr) still LRT will finish the project on time. “With or without the fare increase, all the plans for the improvement of transportation that we committed to do is already there,” Chansuyco said.
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