QUEZON CITY, (PIA) -- Good news! The Light Rail Manila Corporation (LRMC) announced the reopening of the LRT-1 Roosevelt Station starting today, December 5.
This, following the successful readiness tests, trial runs, station maintenance works, and operational exercises to integrate the Roosevelt area under LRT-1’s brand-new Alstom signaling system.
“We are happy to announce that our team has completed all the necessary works to ensure that LRT-1 is safe to be operated with the reintegration of Roosevelt Station. We at LRMC consider this a great milestone because we know how important this station is for many commuters especially those residing in the north. The whole exercise of reintegrating Roosevelt was likewise a great display of teamwork and cooperation among our LRT-1 employees and external partners,” LRMC Chief Operating Officer Rolando J. Paulino III said.”
The LRMC will implement a new train service schedule for LRT-1 beginning December 5. The last trip leaving Baclaran Station is at 10:00 PM, while the last train leaves Roosevelt Station at 10:15 PM during weekdays.
On weekends and holidays, the last train is scheduled to depart from Baclaran and Roosevelt stations at 9:30 PM and 9:45 PM, respectively.
The LRMC added that there will be no changes in the first trip for both northbound and southbound trips of LRT-1 which starts at 4:30 AM on weekdays, weekends, and holidays. (LRMC/PIA-NCR)