The Light Rail Manila Corporation (LRMC), the operator of the Light Rail Transit (LRT) 1, yesterday announced it has completed restoring the elevators and escalators in all of the railways’ stations.
Now, the riding public can have the comfort and convenience of using the 32 elevators and escalators in Doroteo Jose, EDSA, Roosevelt, Balintawak, and Monumento stations.
LRMC also upgraded Persons With Disabilities (PWD)-compliant features, such as Braille buttons and accessibility of controls to persons in wheelchairs, among other things.
The operator partnered with original equipment manufacturers Schindler and Otis for LRT 1’s restoration and upgrade.
LRMC also recently announced the increased number of light rail vehicles in LRT-1 and its ongoing rail replacement project for the train line.
22 December 2016
By Emmie V. Abadilla