Marlly Rome C. Bondoc | GMA News | March 21, 2017

Passengers of the Metro Rail Transit 3 were forced to disembark at Ayala Station in Makati City early Tuesday due to a technical problem.

The Department of Transportation in a tweet apologized for the inconvenience which was reported at 5:28 a.m. affecting north bound passengers.

It also received a Category 3 status, meaning the train was removed without replacement.

The MRT-3's operations resumed around 6 a.m. with 16 trains running, the management said in a tweet.