LRT-1 rail line increases speed to 60 kph

( – April 5, 2021 – 5:56pm MANILA, Philippines — The private operator of the Light Rail Transit-Line 1 disclosed Monday that it had secured a safety certification that the LRT-1 can now lift the restriction of 40 kilometers per hour and safely run at a faster speed. In a statement, the Light Rail Manila Corp. announced that the LRT-1 will run at a maximum speed of 60 kph beginning Monday as LRMC has completed all relevant improvement activities needed for the 36-year-old railway system. The certification, the rail operator said, came from a “from a reputable international testing …

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