Free MRT, LRT ride for Pinoy seafarers


Posted at Jun 24 2014 07:53 PM | Updated as of Jun 25 2014 03:53 AM

MANILA -- In celebration of Day of Filipino Seafarer, the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) and the Light Rail Transit (LRT) will be providing free rides to all Filipino seafarers on Wednesday, June 25.

June 25 is declared as Day of Filipino Seafarer, in accordance to Presidential Proclamation No. 183.

Atty. Hernando Cabrera, LRT/MRT spokesperson, made the announcement on Twitter.

Free rides will be given to all seafarers from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. and from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

To avail of the free rides, seafarers have to present a valid MARINA Seaman's Book, or their identification card from the Professional Regulation Commission.