LIST: LRT, MRT, PNR Christmas Holidays 2017, New Year schedule


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MANILA, Philippines - The Light Rail Transit (LRT) and Metro Rail Transit (MRT) management have released adjusted train service schedule for December 24, 25, 31, 2017 (Christmas Holidays) and Jan 1, 2018 (New Year) operations.

LRT, MRT, PNR Christmas Holidays 2017, New Year schedule
Photo credit: DOTC MRT3

LRT-1 Schedule Christmas Holidays 2017

LRT-1, the oldest mass transit system in Southeast Asia, will have shorter operations on December 24 and 31.

It will begin its first trip from Roosevelt to Baclaran at 4:30 a.m., but the last trip will be at 8 p.m on Christmas Eve.

On New Year's eve, LRT1 operations will be from 4:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.

December 24: 4:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
December 25: 4:30 a.m. to 9:50 p.m.
December 30: 4:30 a.m. to 9:50 p.m.
December 31: 4:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.
January 1: 4:30 a.m. to 9:50 p.m.

Normal operating schedule is from 4:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. on weekdays and 4:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. on weekends and holidays.

LRT-2 Schedule Christmas Holidays 2017

As announced on Twitter, LRT2 will also have shorter operating hours on December 24 and 31.


Westbound Santolan to Recto on December 24 will run from 4:30 a.m. to 8 p.m, while the eastbound Recto to Santolan will be from 4:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

MRT Schedule Christmas Holidays 2017

Due to the reduced volume of passengers, MRT will also limit its operations on December 24 to January 1.

Here is the schedule of MRT-3 for the holidays:

December 24: 4:45 a.m. to 8:26 p.m.
December 25: 6:30 a.m. to 9:50 p.m.
December 30: 4:45 a.m. to 9:50 p.m.
December 31: 4:45 a.m. to 8:26 p.m.
January 1: 6:30 a.m. to 9:50 p.m.

PNR Schedule

Those looking for the Philippine National Railways (PNR) train schedule may refer to the timetable posted on their website.

As of press time, no announcement yet if there will be a deviation on the normal schedule.

MMDA Advisory

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) announced suspension of Unified Vehicular Volume Reduction Program (UVVRP) or Number Coding Scheme on December 26 (Tuesday) for PROVINCIAL BUSES ONLY.

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