LRT-1, 2, MRT-3, PNR maintain regular operations on 'Undas'

October 30, 2015 by · Comments Off on LRT-1, 2, MRT-3, PNR maintain regular operations on 'Undas' 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Oct. 29 (PNA) — The Light Rail Transit (LRT) Lines 1 and 2, the Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT-3), and the Philippine National Railways (PNR) will continue to operate on regular hours on All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day on Nov. 1 and 2.

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PNR to double check integrity of rail tracks before resuming full operations

June 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on PNR to double check integrity of rail tracks before resuming full operations 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, June 16 (PNA) — The Philippine National Railways (PNR) may have missed its initial target date to resume full-time operations, but a transport official said that passengers only have to wait for two more weeks.

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PNR train runs off the rails, injures 80 passengers

April 30, 2015 by · Comments Off on PNR train runs off the rails, injures 80 passengers 

By Christopher Lloyd T. Caliwan

MANILA, April 29 (PNA) –Two coaches of a southbound train of the Philippine National Railways ran off the rails between EDSA station in Magallanes, Makati City and Nichols station in Taguig at about 4 p.m. Wednesday, injuring some 80 passengers.

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No PNR operations on Good Friday, Black Saturday

April 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on No PNR operations on Good Friday, Black Saturday 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, April 2 (PNA) — The Philippine National Railway (PNR) Metro and Bicol Commuter Train will have no train operations on Good Friday and Black Saturday (April 3 and 4).

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PNR’s Tutuban-Calamba route formally opens

December 3, 2014 by · Comments Off on PNR’s Tutuban-Calamba route formally opens 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Dec. 2 (PNA) — The Philippine National Railway (PNR) on Tuesday morning formally opened its Tutuban-Calamba route which makes it the railway’s seventh station to open in the past 12 months.

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PNR new route serves an estimated 3,000 to 5,000 passengers daily

December 3, 2014 by · Comments Off on PNR new route serves an estimated 3,000 to 5,000 passengers daily 

141202153708The state-run Philippine National Railways (PNR) on Tuesday (Dec. 2) inaugurated the new route — extending its Metro South Commuter train service from Cabuyaoto, Calamba, Laguna. The inauguration coincided with the blessing of the new Calamba station building led by Transportation and Communications Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya and other local government officials. The new route will serve an estimated 3,000 to 5,000 passengers every day, in addition to the current 70,000 daily passengers. The end-to-end fare is pegged at Php45. With the opening of its new route, operations will now be expanded to a 56 kilometer-stretch from 53 kilometers. The Calamba route will begin with two daily trips, with a planned addition of two more trips by early 2015. The expansion of PNR’s commuter rail service provides affordable and convenient access to jobs and schools to more stakeholders south of Metro Manila. In photo is a sample of PNR’s rehabilitated passenger train. (PNA photo by Ben Briones)

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PNR to commemorate 122nd anniversary on Monday

November 24, 2014 by · Comments Off on PNR to commemorate 122nd anniversary on Monday 

MANILA, Nov 23 — The Philippine National Railways (PNR) will turn 122-years-old on Monday (Nov 24).

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DOST to present locally designed train set to PNR by October

September 18, 2014 by · Comments Off on DOST to present locally designed train set to PNR by October 

By Juzel L. Danganan

MANILA, September 17 (PNA) — The Department of Science and Technology Metals Industry Research and Development Center (DOST-MIRDC) has developed a train set design which will be presented to the Philippine National Railways (PNR) by October.

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