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Manila Light Rail Transit System

Manila, Luzon, Philippines
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Train to Philippines

The MRT is a good way ,easily to travel and its a big help for the people using this.You can easily... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Filipino Train

I was just so lucky that I did not experience being stranded in the middle of the rail, of course... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2017
Manila, Philippines
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  • Average40%
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  • Terrible16%
3 weeks ago
“Train to Philippines”
1 Feb 2017
“Fast, efficient and packed”
Manila, Luzon, Philippines

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The MRT is a good way ,easily to travel and its a big help for the people using this.You can easily to go to your destination but its so many passenger .Poor facilities some of the station like the escalator and elevator are not working.

Thank KC S
Reviewed 23 April 2017

I was just so lucky that I did not experience being stranded in the middle of the rail, of course, I am not a native of Manila. Just so happen that I visit Manila once in a while. I think it is a lot better...More

Thank JohnGex
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

The LRT is a good way to travel around Metro Manila. It has two lines, Line One and Line Two intersect in Doroteo Jose Station. It's better to take the LRT, just not at rush hour, as it is quite packed. But it is a...More

Thank mranola
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Sad, but true. The LRT/MRT facility in the Philippines is poor. Most of the time, escalators and elevators are not working, air-conditioning units in some trains don't function well that you'd get sweaty especially during summertime, hence bringing fan and hanky is a must when...More

Thank CessFP
Reviewed 21 February 2017

My husband and I finally took the MRT for the first time from Shaw Blvd Station to Ayala Avenue (4th stop). Fortunately for us, there was an elevator and escalators in these stations and we only took the stairs once. We came from Shang Plaza...More

1  Thank Masayaka
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

After a 45 min cab ride from Makati to Mega Mall my husband and I decided to take the subway back to the hotel. The stairway up to the station was steep. We didn't see any escalator or elevator. I'm not sure how the elderly...More

Thank Bejinger123169
Reviewed 1 February 2017

This is probably the fastest way to travel through Manila, however, the trains are packed. I found that I was squashed in the centre of one carriage. It became apparent that If I didn't make moves towards the door, when I came to my stop...More

1  Thank Stephen S
Reviewed 23 January 2017

This is just my second time to ride the MRT. Its the best way to travel from different parts of the huge Metro Manila area without encountering traffic. However it needs a lot of improvement . These are just some of the problems they have...More

1  Thank betty l
Reviewed 7 January 2017

I could be wrong, but Carriedo is probably one of the biggest MRT stations, and probably the busiest considering its location in Manila. This station is practically one of the biggest hubs for commuters in the Metro. It’s a bit of a troublesome spot to...More

2  Thank MrWarrenM
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

As a commuter who rides the metro light rail trains almost everyday, I can say that the MRT-3 is indeed the worst among the three light rail systems in the National Capital Region. MRT-3 (Route: North Avenue to Taft Avenue) This is probably the most...More

5  Thank Kiersten Jayne A
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Response from mranola | Reviewed this property |
Well you could get to your destination faster, as you do not encounter traffic. You can get to a lot of tourist spots, which you can see at the LRT trains. Spots such as Manila City Hall, SM Manila, Robinson's Place... More