Users of the Tasqueña-Xochimilco Line Light Train reported service delay after road rehabilitation work was completed on the tasqueña-Estadio Azteca section.
Service failures began to report from thursday night when stations that have been working for months were reopened.
20 mins waiting for the train and already stopped a station before federal check-in ? pic.twitter.com/Fu1zaRpsIE
— Lux (@Luxbel_) January 17, 2020
According to several passengers, this morning the waiting time to board a train was up to 20 minutes, even though the Government of Mexico City assured that rehabilitation work would serve to expedite service.
Some of the users reported that trains took a long time to reach the stations, which for the same reason were crowded.
I just took the #TrenLigero in the Ferris wheel and had to wait to get me up 20 min, there are a lot of people and they are taking the trains @Claudiashein, I thought that just one day after the opening of the Taxqueña-Estadio Azteca stretch the service would be efficient, but the opposite.
— Cynthia Chavez (@Valdov_Cynthia) January 17, 2020
I’m at these Las Torres del #TrenLigero and they leave with their slug that he will be stopped for 5 to 10 minutes because access to Taxqueña is slow. Is net @Claudiashein?? Thanks, I’m late for work and I’ll spend more on passage
— @schavezch January 17, 2020
What about @Claudiashein the light rail? 20 minutes from station to station is ridiculous.
— Guillermo Morales (@guillermom9) January 17, 2020
Earlier the complaints, Mexico City’s Electric Transportation System (STE) reported that the Light Rail had had a one-hour delay in its start but that after a few minutes of “negotiation” the service was restored.
However, the STE did not clarify what was caused by the delay or why there had to be a negotiation.
Light rail service this morning was delayed by an hour in its start. After a few minutes of negotiation the service was re-established at 06:10 hours. During the day the service will be monitored.
— CDMX Electrical Transport (@STE_CDMX) January 17, 2020
Road maintenance work began in June 2019 and was completed this week. During this time RTP units provided free service from Tasqueña station to Estadio Azteca.
On Thursday, the head of government Claudia Sheinbaum delivered the rehabilitation work and carried out a monitoring course and even announced that the speed of the trains would be doubled with which the transfer time would be reduced.
The Head of Government @Claudiashein in the process of monitoring and delivering major maintenance work to light rail tracks pic.twitter.com/6K6x7VNAPo
— Electric Transport CDMX (@STE_CDMX) January 16, 2020
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