LRMC opens LRT-1 station as booster vaccination site

Participates in 3rd National Vaccination Drive

In support of the government’s third wave of nationwide vaccination drive dubbed as “Bayanihan Bakunahan,” LRT-1 private operator Light Rail Manila Corporation (LRMC) is bringing the booster shot against COVID-19 virus to more Filipinos as it designates LRT-1 Baclaran Station as a booster vaccination site.

LRT-1 Cavite Extension now at 60% completion

12 August 21, MANILA, Philippines – Phase 1 of the 11.7 km LRT-1 Cavite Extension project is now 60% complete with girder covering the entire stretch of Dr. Santos Station to Pacific Avenue near Asiaworld Station.

Recent construction activities include the launching of pi-girders through above-ground launcher along CAVITEX near Paranaque bridge. The installation of pi-girders will continue along Pacific Avenue which will require closure of both northbound and southbound carriageways from August 16 – 19, 2021 (10PM – 4AM).’

LRMC launches LRT-1 Ingat Angat Bakuna Lahat themed train

5 August 2021, MANILA, Philippines, — Light Rail Manila Corporation (LRMC) unveils today a special LRT-1 themed train aimed at championing the country’s vaccination program against COVID-19.

The themed train bears the Ingat Angat Bakuna Lahat campaign of the Taskforce T3 (Test, Trace, Treat), a multi-sectoral public-private consortium of companies and organizations including LRMC, which are working closely with the government to drive up COVID-19 vaccine confidence and speed up the country’s recovery.

LRMC wins Silver Stevie® Award in 2021 Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards

15 July 2021, Manila, PHILIPPINES – Private operator of LRT-1 Light Rail Manila Corporation (LRMC) was named the winner of a Silver Stevie® Award in the COVID-19 Response category in the eighth annual Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards.

LRMC won in the COVID-19 Response category: Most Valuable Corporate Response for its initiatives during the pandemic to ensure the well-being of its employees, customers, and communities.

LRMC ties up with Angkas for exclusive fare discount

30 June 2021, Manila, PHILIPPINES – In line with its mission to provide a seamless and convenient journey for Filipino commuters, LRT-1 private operator Light Rail Manila Corporation (LRMC) has announced a new partnership with the country’s leading app-based motorcycle taxi ride-sharing service Angkas to beat Metro Manila traffic.

LRMC achieves milestone of 15 million safe man-hours

28 June 2021, Manila, PHILIPPINES – Light Rail Manila Corporation (LRMC), the private operator of LRT-1, has reached another milestone of 15 million safe man-hours without a Lost Time Injury or LTI among its employees.

LTI is an injury suffered by an employee on the job which results in a fatality, permanent disability, or time lost from work. This reference is recognized globally as a key indicator of a company’s safety performance.

LRT-1 deploys new e-tap loading kiosks

28 May 2021, Manila, PHILIPPINES – Contactless transactions have become part of the new normal during the COVID-19 pandemic. Private operator of LRT-1 Light Rail Manila Corporation (LRMC) has deployed sixty-five (65) e-tap loading kiosks to all LRT-1 stations as part of its initiatives to promote a safer and more convenient commute for the riding public. ​

LRMC and DOST-MIRDC ink knowledge-sharing partnership on rail technology

23 April 2021, Manila, PHILIPPINES – Sharing their knowledge in commercial business management and expertise in technical operations and development, respectively, the Light Rail Manila Corporation (LRMC) and the Department of Science and Technology – Metals Industry Research and Development Center (DOST-MIRDC) have entered into a new partnership to create a more efficient rail system that would make mobility and transportation better for Filipinos. 

In a memorandum of understanding signed by both parties on 21 April 2021 in a virtual signing ceremony, LRMC and DOST-MIRDC have agreed to perform specific functions to achieve a common goal of sustaining the improvements in the Light Rail Transit Line 1 (LRT-1) system.