LRMC's ikotMNL Mobile App Launched, First and Free Train Guide App for Metro Manila LRT-1 Commuters and Tourists!

Commuting and travelling through LRT-1 trains around Metro Manila has never been more easy and informative with the brand new and free mobile app of LRMC’s ikotMNL app. The app offers a one-stop information train guide for commuters and tourists and be your daily companion at the LRT-1 train stations.

With ikotMNL app, you can check: the train arrivals and departures, see the crowd situation in all stations of LRT-1, access news and announcements, be informed with passenger advisories and get a chat box assistance for customer service assistance and see what tourist spots that are near the train stations. 

The slogan for ikotMNL app is ‘Mamasyal, Magfoodtrip, Magshopping, Mag-ikotMNL’. “Mamasyal”, the app promotes tourist spots by helping tourists riding the LRT-1 trains a detailed direction on how to get there and provide information on local tour operators to help the tourist experience the best sight-seeing spots like heritage sites of Manila. “Magfoodtrip at Magshopping”, the app has information that will give you the best spots for food and shopping places in Manila at the nearest LRT-1 station.

LRMC President and CEO Juan F. Alfonso

"This is the first railway and tourism app in the Philippines. We constantly look for modern ways to change the way we move people and this ikotMNL app is an innovative tool to delight our passengers with a comfortable, safe, and convenient experience when riding the LRT-1." said LRMC President and CEO Juan F. Alfonso emphasizing the value of innovation in LRMC.

“We are excited to be part of tourists’ Manila adventures with ikotMNL app and the LRT-1,” he said on promoting local tourism especially in Manila with the use of ikotMNL app.

LRMC President and CEO Juan F. Alfonso (center) leads the ceremonial launch of the ikotMNL mobile app, with LRMC Communications and Customer Relations Head Jacqueline Gorospe and LRMC Head of Information Technology Randy Sac.

“We’ve spent a considerable amount of time and effort into making the ikotMNL app the best it can be and this early, we already have more features in mind to add to the app. It is our way to keep improving it so that those who have downloaded and yet to download the ikotMNL mobile app may continue to enjoy using it," said LRMC Corporate Communications Head Jacqueline Gorospe.

LRMC officers answer questions from the media about the ikotMNL app.

Here’s what it looks like upon opening the app:

IkotMNL app is an all-in-one package app for transport and tourism. From how to get to your next destination to where are the delicious local food in the metro, this app will give all the details you’ll need and more!

Beep card and QR codes for fares and partnership with merchants are also in the works for future upgrade plans of the ikotMNL app.

Start discovering Manila’s best places and give ikotMNL app a try to navigate your way at the heart of Manila. 

The free ikotMNL mobile app is now available in Google Play and App Store.