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Manila

Philippines (Asia)


Date of opening1 Dec 1984
Network length51.5 km (32.01 mi)
Stations44 (41*)
Lines3
Stations per line14.67
Avg. station distance1,256 m (0.78 mi)
Avg. line length17.17 km (10.67 mi)
*with transfer stations counted once
Numerical data by J. Serradell, 26 Jun 2011
Length not sure
System typemetro (known as MRT)
Daily ridership (by J. Kennes)948,000 (2008)
Daily ridership per km (per mi)18,400 (11,400)
Fare (10 km/10 stops; by UBS)0.18 EUR (2009); gates
24-hour operationNo
TrackRight
Power supply
Air-conditioned trainsYes
Walk-through trainsYes
Rubber-tyred trainsNo
Driverless linesNo
Platform screen doorsNo
World Metro Database




Official map
Source: jpg, © 2010 dotcmrt3.weebly.com


To-scale map
Source: cityrailtransit.com

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Self-Guided Tour

Try the following tour, recommended by residents or metro enthusiasts:

From Pedro Gil station to Central Terminal on Line 1 there is a good view of the Philippine General Hospital, Supreme Court, Rizal Park, a large Relief Map of the Philippines, the National Museum buildings, Manila Hotel, Intramuros (walled city), the Manila City Hall, and other historical landmarks and government institutional buildings. On the other hand, Line 2 is the best in all 3 lines on overall quality of trains and stations.





Lines with a View

Line 1 passengers get good views of the city.

Photo by Lorenzo Zucchi, flickr.com
Line 2 is also mostly elevated and offers good views.

Photo by manila.tumblr.com




Departure Procedure and Sounds

Manila LRT: The messages played to announce next station and arriving station are pre-recorded in English and Tagalog. "Next station: Gilmore / Ang susunod na istasyon ay Gilmore" or "Arriving at Santolan Terminal Station / Padating na sa Santolan Terminal Station".






Handpicked Resources

lrta.gov.ph Official website LRT
dotcmrt3.weebly.com Official website Metrostar



Generated Links for Manila MRT

Line history (cityrailtransit.com)
Photos (images.google.com)
Maps (images.google.com)
Wikipedia entry (wikipedia.org)
Urbanrail.net entry (urbanrail.net)
Skyscrapercity discussion (skyscrapercity.com)
City information about Manila (wikipedia.org)






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