EDSA LRT Station

EDSA LRT Station

Infobox Station
name= EDSA Station
type= Manila Light Rail Transit System


image_size= 300
image_caption= EDSA station from afar.
address=Taft Avenue
Pasay City
line= Yellow Line
other= Transfer to Blue Line via elevated walkway to Taft station.
structure=Elevated
platform=Side platforms
tracks=2
parking=
bicycle=
passengers=
pass_year=
pass_percent=
opened=December 1, 1984
rebuilt=
ADA= Yes
code=
baggage_check=Yes
owned=Light Rail Transit Authority
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EDSA LRT Station is a station on the Manila LRT Yellow Line (LRT-1). Like all other LRT-1 stations, EDSA station is above-ground. The station is located on Taft Avenue and Epifanio de los Santos Avenue, or EDSA, one of Metro Manila's main thoroughfares. The station was named after EDSA, which in turn is named after Epifanio de los Santos, a noted historian.

The station is the second station for trains headed to Monumento and the seventeenth station for trains headed to Baclaran. Its convenient location has helped create many businesses in the area, from the number of hotels and motels to restaurants and shops, with a good majority of them being a short walk from the station. It is near Metropoint Mall and Saver's Square, both of which are popular with commuters; and the Winston Lodge and a branch of Sogo Hotel, two of the many motels found along EDSA near the station. It is also the stop for SM Mall of Asia and Heritage Hotel.

Transportation links

EDSA LRT Station is served by an abundance of buses, jeepneys, and taxis on both EDSA and Taft Avenue routes, with stops near the station. Many provincial bus lines, such as Victory Liner (serving Northern Luzon) and Philtranco (serving Southern Luzon and the rest of the Philippines), have bus terminals near the station. Buses and jeepneys from this station ply for various points in Metro Manila (Pasay City, Muntinlupa City (Alabang), Paranaque City (Sucat and Kabihasnan), SM Mall of Asia, Las Pinas City, City of Manila, Caloocan City, and Makati City) and the southern provinces of Cavite, Batangas, and Laguna.

The station is also the transfer point for commuters riding the Manila Metro Rail Transit System, also known as MRT-3 or Blue Line. The station is connected to MRT-3's Taft Avenue station by a walkway embracing the Metropoint Mall.

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Terminus
style="background:#Blue Line colour;" |
Blue Line
at Taft Avenue

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Magallanes


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