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Not good during rush hours

MRT is still the fastest and cheapest mode of transport along EDSA. However, some of the trains are... read more

Reviewed September 3, 2018
rbballesteros
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Manila, Philippines
brave it if you dare!

It is possible to use this like a modern inner city metro but it is not at all the same as what you... read more

Reviewed August 19, 2018
AzitiZ
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Shanghai, China
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Sep 3, 2018
“Not good during rush hours”
Aug 19, 2018
“brave it if you dare!”
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Reviewed December 24, 2018 via mobile

A tourists nightmare. No indicator leds on maps for stations. A map at least. Signage is poor. MRT and LRT are fastest way about town most of the time given appalling traffic. Cars and tricycles are parked on main roads whete street vendors leave them...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

Lrt 1 should really need an improvement. From the old beep card that can now be fold easily and the running cockroaches inside the train is a no no. Please do something about it. We're paying double everyday of our trip. Kindly do some actions...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 3, 2018

MRT is still the fastest and cheapest mode of transport along EDSA. However, some of the trains are old already. During rush hours, the place is overcrowded and it will take you roughly an hour just to get up the train. There are also times...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 19, 2018

It is possible to use this like a modern inner city metro but it is not at all the same as what you might be used to in other large cities in Asia. The MRT / LRT system has three lines and the closest station...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank AzitiZ
Reviewed March 22, 2018

During peak times, just brace for yourself and hope to survive as it gets overcrowded. Sometimes, it almost feels like every man for himself. Hold on to your bags and be mindful of pickpocketers

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank stibbyventures
Reviewed February 27, 2018 via mobile

By far this line was the most convenient in Manila, no wonder it’s Japan build. The cleanest and the less odor of all line.

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Boogzz
Reviewed January 25, 2018 via mobile

If you are expecting a world class and smooth system like singapore or japan you will disappointed. Its quite chaotic and packed at times. But experiencing the local public transport system is a great way to see the city you visit

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank JohnG3121
Reviewed December 3, 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

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed December 2, 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

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank kolozz
Reviewed September 10, 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

Date of experience: July 2017
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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
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