The Light Rail Transit Authority is recognized as the premiere rail transit in the country providing reliable, efficient, dependable, and environment-friendly mass rail services to all residents of Metro Manila. LRTA is a wholly owned government corporation created on July 12, 1980 under Executive Order (EO) No. 603, as amended by EO No. 830 dated September 1982, and EO No. 210 dated July 7, 1987. The LRTA is primarily responsible for the construction, operation, maintenance and/or lease of light rail transit systems in the Philippines.
A pioneer of the industry since 1984, LRTA has become the country's prime mover in the rail transport sector serving the needs of millions of Filipinos by exploring avenues where the LRT system could continuously provide efficient transport services while promoting economy and efficiency of operations.
By virtue of Executive Order No. 603, the Light Rail Transit Authority was created to be primarily responsible for the construction, operation, maintenance and/or lease of LRT Systems in the Philippines.
By 2017 and beyond, LRTA, in partnership with the Private Sector, is the sole government institution that is responsible for the construction, management and operation of urban mass rail transit systems in the country.
To provide Metro Manila and the metropolitan areas of the country with integrated Light/Mass Rail Transit Services that are complementary with other transport modes and are safe, secure and compliant with global standards.
Quality Policy / Pledge
We, at LRTA, commit to comply with the requirements of the Quality Management System and continually improve our effectiveness in providing quality urban mass rail transport and related services in order to achieve our goal of "SERBISYONG AYOS!"