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Manila Light Rail Transit System

Manila, Luzon, Philippines
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Crowded but still the best public transport in Metro Manila

going to makati, caloocan, pasay, manila? well, even if you have a car you will be dealing with... read more

Reviewed 3 December 2017
United States
Too crowded!

All of the times I took this train it was packed with people, I feared I may not be able to alight... read more

Reviewed 2 December 2017
The Hague, The Netherlands
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  • Excellent9%
  • Very good24%
  • Average39%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible16%
30 Aug 2017
2 Jul 2017
“Train to Philippines”
Manila, Luzon, Philippines

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Reviewed 3 December 2017

going to makati, caloocan, pasay, manila? well, even if you have a car you will be dealing with amount of traffic not to mention the parking problem. Taking MRT & LRT is always the best option if you want to save some time

Thank 866jaimej
Reviewed 2 December 2017

All of the times I took this train it was packed with people, I feared I may not be able to alight at my destination because too many people to push to get out! There was a train that smelled like strong piss, had to...More

Thank zaijacobs
Reviewed 10 September 2017

We tried the light rail as hoped it improved since our last rail ride...but it didn't. The train was crowded and had numerous stops. It broke down later after our journey and I believe, that was unpleasant for the local commuters. Next time, I would...More

Thank LouTassie
Reviewed 30 August 2017

In Canada they sold a ticket in bundle like a 10/ pack, and tickets can avail not only in the LRT or bus station but also in some convenient store like 7-11 rather than to fall in line at the LRT or MRT cashier. I...More

1  Thank jenda976
Reviewed 3 July 2017

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 23 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
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10 June 2017|
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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