May 25: The implementation of the Unified Ticketing System is temporarily delayed, according to Ayala Corporation (AC) and Metro-Pacific Investments Corporation (MPIC).
AC MPI : Unified MRT-LRT ticket system delayed
— DA Market Securities (@itradeph) May 25, 2015
The new system was supposed to start early May. It was pushed back to a later date: June for MRT-3 and July for LRT-1. The formal turnover is set on September 1.
— R-A. Dioquino (@AicaDioquino) March 25, 2015
MRT and LRTA are installing new turnstiles in all their stations in preparation for the implementation a single ticketing system.
LRTA Spokesperson Atty. Hernando Cabrera tweeted a sample of the new card that will be used for the ‘unified’ ticket system. Similar to Singapore and Hong Kong train systems.
And this is what a Single-Journey Ticket Sample looks like.
More updates to follow.
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