New LRT, MRT trip schedules for the holidays

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Dec 22 2010 02:42 PM | Updated as of Dec 22 2010 10:43 PM

MANILA,Philippines- The Light Rail Transit Authority (LRTA) announced on Wednesday a new trip schedule for the Christmas holidays.

As has been the practice in the past, LRT will shorten its operating hours for Lines 1 and 2 since most commuters are expected to be in the provinces. This will also allow its employees the chance to spend more time with their families.

On December 24, the last northbound train or the Baclaran - Roosevelt route will depart at 8 p.m.; while the Roosevelt-Baclaran route will depart at 8:30 p.m.

Meanwhile on December 31, the last trip from Baclaran will depart at 7:00 p.m.; while the trip from Roosevelt will depart at 7:30 p.m.

In Line 2, the last northbound train (Santolan to Recto) will depart at 8:30 p.m. on December 24; while the return trip will depart at 9:00 p.m.

On December 31, on the other hand, the last Santolan trip will depart at 7:00 p.m., while the Recto return trip will depart at 8:00 p.m.

For MRT passengers, the schedules are as follows:

DECEMBER 24, 2010
First train departure from North Avenue Station- 5:30 AM
Last train departure from North Avenue Station- 8:30 PM
First train departure from Taft Avenue Station- 5:30 AM
Last train departure from Taft Avenue Station- 9:00 PM

DECEMBER 25, 2010
First train departure from North Avenue Station- 7:00 AM
Last train departure from North Avenue Station- 10:00 PM
First train departure from Taft Avenue Station- 7:30 AM
Last train departure from Taft Avenue Station- 10:30 PM

DECEMBER 27, 2010
First train departure from North Avenue Station- 5:30 AM
Last train departure from North Avenue Station- 10:00 PM
First train departure from Taft Avenue Station- 5:30 AM
Last train departure from Taft Avenue Station- 10:00 PM

DECEMBER 31, 2010
First train departure from North Avenue Station- 5:30 AM
Last train departure from North Avenue Station- 8:30 PM
First train departure from Taft Avenue Station- 5:30 AM
Last train departure from Taft Avenue Station- 9:00 PM

JANUARY 01, 2011
First train departure from North Avenue Station- 7:00 AM
Last train departure from North Avenue Station- 10:00 PM
First train departure from Taft Avenue Station- 7:30 AM
Last train departure from Taft Avenue Station- 10:30 PM