Kris Aquino and Kim Chiu met one of the country's first female MRT drivers when they rode a train to the Ayala station for an episode of "Kris TV."
MRT operations director Renato San Jose said Mannielene "Yeng" Jose is belongs to their first batch of female train drivers.
"Sa first batch, dalawa sila na pumasa na babae," San Jose said, adding, "Kakasimula pa lang niya two to three weeks ago. 'Yung batch nila siya 'yung No. 2 sa graduating class."
San Jose said they currently have around nine female drivers, and that they are open to accepting new applicants.
Kris TV, September 26, 2013