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DOTr to file cases against passengers who force MRT-3 doors open

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) is seeking to file charges against erring MRT-3 passengers who cause disruptions in train operations by forcibly opening its train doors.

Transportation secretary Arthur Tugade has emphasized that the EDSA-laden railway has not faced any technical problems after completing its annual general maintenance during the holy week.

“From now on lahat ng mahuhuling sumasandal o nagpipilit magbukas ng pinto ng tren kahit sarado na, kasuhan!” (From now on, all passengers who are caught leaning on doors or forcibly open them, even if they are closing, we will file cases against them), he announced at the Philippine Economic Briefing in Clark City. “”For the last 11 days, there was no unloading, it was smooth. Today we have the first unloading. Do you know the cause? There was someone who put pressure on the door. Pinilit na pumasok habang sarado na (The passenger forced it open when it was already closed),” he said.

Tugade said the incident should not be blamed on the MRT management as this is caused by the passenger’s negligence.

The said incident led to the first MRT-3 offloading incident at the Santolan-Annapolis station last Thursday, April 12, citing “door failure” as the reason for the problem.

Source: CNN Philippines

 


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6 Responses

  1. Bubuangibangmrtrider says:

    Kasuhan ng criminal case at i-ban sa lahat ng train riding stations para magtanda.

  2. chopchop says:

    kung pwede lang sana putulan ng kamay deretso, ang saya siguro.

  3. Bern says:

    Why including leaning against the door is included to be dealt with by the law? Sounds ridiculous and too much, because sometimes it can not be avoided, though dangerous, but because the train is jam-packed and slow-moving, the passengers are easy to get tired too, and leaning on every now and then during or over the trip is way of some to ease their inconveniences brought on by poor service, if they can’t provide enough train, they should control the number of passengers, although I don’t know how they would implement it, but they should not blame the passengers if they train bog down, because in the first place, given the huge number of passengers every day, they have enough money to buy and maintain it, but because of their corruption they are not able to catch up with, and keep up with during rush hours.

    I think it is not right that the commuters pay but they don’t get the right service and sue if they made a mistake, and sometimes you cannot fully blame the commuters if they do something stupid from inconvenience you bring on, and they are seem in the right position to sue the management and not the other way around,

  4. Ryan says:

    Gawing metro aid nang limang taon sa MRT stations. Pwede na sigurong parusa yan.

  5. tae says:

    Walang disiplina dapat dyan ikulong o ifiring squad, taga bundok.

  6. Batang80s says:

    Ang isa sa mga rason bakit may ganyang senaryo ay dahil sa ibang pasahero din na nasa loob na ng train. Yung mga taong ayaw pumasok sa loob, yung mga taong kahit siksikan na panay mobile legends pa din at walang pakialam sa ibang nakasakay. 15-20 minutes lang na bibitawan ang mga cellphones hindi pa magawa? Isa pa yung mga taong nasa loob nga pero uupo naman sa sahig, imbis na may makapwesto pa sa gitna ayun wala na kasi occupied na nila ang space.

    Mahirap tanggapin na karamihan ng mga mananakay walang disiplina at konsiderasyon. Karagdagan yan sa problema ng MRT. Meron pa dyan kahit nakapaskil na na dalawang pila lang, meron pa ding gagawa ng sariling linya sa gitna, meron pang mga nagtatanga-tangahan na sisingit sa pila… ganyan tayong mga pinoy. Accept it na lang.

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