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Tangled t-shirt stops LRT-2 train trips

Ghio Ong - The Philippine Star
Tangled t-shirt stops LRT-2 train trips
The LRT Authority (LRTA), which operates the rail line, said it suspended operations at 11:36 a.m. after seeing the shirt hanging from the contact wires between the LRT-2’s Cubao and Anonas stations.
Light Rail Transit Authority

MANILA, Philippines — A t-shirt that ended up tangled with overhead wires caused the Light Rail Transit Line 2 (LRT-2) to briefly stop its operations yesteday morning.

The LRT Authority (LRTA), which operates the rail line, said it suspended operations at 11:36 a.m. after seeing the shirt hanging from the contact wires between the LRT-2’s Cubao and Anonas stations.

Train trips resumed at 11:49 a.m., the LRTA declared.

Meanwhile, the LRTA also said it implemented a shuttle train service from Antipolo to Santolan stations starting at around 9:43 a.m. after discovering that some catenary wires at the LRT-2’s East Extension area were defective.

The LRTA said train journeys between the LRT-2’s Santolan and Recto stations were normal.

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