Magallanes MRT Station


Magallanes MRT Station
Magallanes Station
Rapid transit
MRT Magallanes 2011.JPG
Magallanes station platform area
Station statistics
Address Epifanio de los Santos Avenue cor Chino Roces Extension
Magallanes, Makati City
Lines Blue Line
Connections Transfer to Orange Line via EDSA sidewalk to EDSA station.
Structure Elevated
Platforms Side platforms
Tracks 2,1 reserve(in the middle of Magallanes and Ayala Stations)
Baggage check Yes
Other information
Opened July 20, 2000
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Owned by Department of Transportation and Communications
Metro Rail Transit Corporation
Services
Preceding station   Manila MRT   Following station
Blue Line
Terminus
Blue Line
Stadot.png Handicapped/disabled access North Avenue
Stadot.png Handicapped/disabled access Quezon Avenue
Stadot.png Handicapped/disabled access Kamuning
Stadot.png Stadot.png Handicapped/disabled access Araneta Center-Cubao
Stadot.png Handicapped/disabled access Santolan
Stadot.png Handicapped/disabled access Ortigas
Stadot.png Handicapped/disabled access Shaw Boulevard
Stadot.png Handicapped/disabled access Boni
Stadot.png Handicapped/disabled access Guadalupe
Stadot.png Handicapped/disabled access Buendia
Stadot.png Handicapped/disabled access Ayala
Stadot.png Stadot.png Handicapped/disabled access Magallanes
Stadot.png Stadot.png Handicapped/disabled access Taft Avenue

Magallanes MRT Station is a station on the Manila MRT Blue Line (MRT-3). It is one of the many elevated stations found on the line. The station is named after the Magallanes district of Makati City, which in turn is named after Ferdinand Magellan, who discovered the Philippines for Spain on April 15, 1521. Although the station is named after Magallanes, it also serves passengers from barangays Kayamanan-C, Dasmariñas, Pio del Pilar, and San Lorenzo in Makati City, and from Taguig City.

The station is the twelfth station for trains headed to Taft Avenue and the second station for trains headed to North Avenue. It is the last station in Makati City before the MRT crosses over to Pasay City.

The station is the closest station to the South Luzon Expressway, as well as to Chino Roces Avenue and Chino Roces Extension. It is also located near Dasmariñas Village and Ecology Village, two major residential areas in the Makati area. It is also close to some prominent business headquarters and institutions, such as those of the Philippine operations of Levi's and GlaxoSmithKline, schools such as Asia Pacific College, Assumption College, Don Bosco Technical Institute and Colegio San Agustin-Makati and shopping centers such as Makati Cinema Square (near Don Bosco) and the upscale Magallanes Center.

Transportation links

MRT train entering Magallanes Interchange, Makati City.

Magallanes Station's transport terminal outside the MRT station serves cycle rickshaws, taxis, jeepneys, and buses. Buses that ply the EDSA and South Luzon Expressway routes (both city and provincial) stop near the station. Passengers may board jeepneys under the Magallanes interchange, wherein these go to various locations in Metro Manila (northern and western Makati City, Makati Central Business District, Taguig City, Pasay City, and the City of Manila). Taxis are also available near the station, and the taxi stands are located along with the bus stops near the MRT station (both northbound and southbound EDSA).

Passengers wishing to take the PNR may also take a short walk to EDSA railway station located near the Magallanes interchange, south of Chino Roces Avenue.

Station layout

L3
Platforms
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Platform A Blue Line towards North Avenue (←)
Platform B Blue Line towards Taft Avenue (→)
Side platform, doors will open on the right
L2 Concourse Faregates, Ticket Booths, Station Control, shops, Southgate Tower & Mall
L1 Street Level EDSA railway station, San Lorenzo Place, SM Supermarket

Coordinates: 14°32′30.43″N 121°01′09.24″E / 14.5417861°N 121.0192333°E / 14.5417861; 121.0192333


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.