MRT, LRT, PNR suspended 'until further notice' due to Ulysses

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Nov 12 2020 02:02 PM

In a statement, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) said they will suspend railway operations 'until further notice.' Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News/File 

MANILA - Railway operations for MRT-3, both LRT-1 and LRT-2, and the Philippine National Railways (PNR) are suspended November 12 as typhoon Ulysses battered Metro Manila and parts of Luzon Thursday.

In a statement, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) said they will suspend operations "until further notice."

Authorities will also advise if they will resume railway operations. 

MRT-3, LRT, and PNR also reiterated the announcement on their social media accounts and advised riders to monitor their accounts. 

Some LRT stations experienced flooding, management said. 

Metro Manila and other parts of Luzon and Visayas have experienced torrential rains and flooding as typhoon Ulysses passed through Luzon landmass this Thursday.

Floods prompted some residents to seek shelter in rooftops while awaiting rescue. 

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