Darwin G. Amojelar | Manila Standard | September 29, 2017

The management of Metro Rail Transit (MRT) Line 3 on Friday said it is prepared to take over the maintenance of the mass rail system if the Department of Transportation decides to terminate the contract of Busan Universal Rail Inc. (BURI). .

"Actually, we are preparing just in case Secretary [Arthur] Tugade will cancel [BURI's maintenance contract]. We are prepared to take over and have a continuity in the maintenance of the line," MRT3 general manager Rodolfo Garcia said on the sidelines of the groundbreaking ceremony of the Common Station for LRT1, MRT3, MRT7 and Metro Manila Subway.

Garcia said the management of MRT3 was preparing a transition team to take over the maintenance of the system.