Ronda LB: PNR maiden trip from IRRI/UPLB to Tutuban

Editor’s note: Filipino astrophysicist Rogel Mari Sese shares his experience as he took the inaugural run of the Philippine National Railway’s (PNR) Metro South Commuter Train this morning. The PNR conducted a series of test runs and clearing operations in September 2019, before launching the new route this weekend. 

This morning, I took a landmark trip from my hometown in Los Baños, Laguna to Manila onboard the PNR train! This was the first ever trip coming from the south and I was one of the first passengers on this trip (there were five of us who came from UPLB Station). Last night, my colleague JM Lit rode the maiden voyage from Tutuban to UPLB which made me envious, but gave me a preview as well on what to expect.

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Paghahanda para sa North-South Railway Project ng PNR Los Baños, ipinagpatuloy


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Ulat nila Jade Ysabel Lauta at Norelle Andrea Paguirigan Ngayong Sabado (Pebrero 17) ay magpupulong ang 118 na opisyales ng Koalisyon ng mga Samahan sa Riles Katagalugan (KOSARIKA) sa munisipyo ng Los Baños tungkol sa kanilang bersiyon ng Resettlement Action … Continue reading

MUDHO holds 1st resettlement action plan mtg for PNR’s Tutuban–LB commuter line


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by Jyra Canlas and Kassel Clarisse Kraft Around 1,889 settlers from the 7km stretch affected by the Philippine National Railway (PNR) Tutuban–Los Baños South Commuter Line attended the first meeting for the Resettlement Action Plan (RAP) held last January 19, 2018 … Continue reading

Life along the tracks (at Brgy Baybayin, Los Banos, Laguna)


By: Arielina Arevalo, Junco Balmeo, Renz Homer Cerillo, Jarah de Guzman, Jan Denesse Nedamo and Areen Chelsie Valentino It is not easy for anyone to get used to hearing the noise of trains passing by his/her front yard each day. … Continue reading