Doroteo Jose LRT Station

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Doroteo Jose
Manila LRT Line 1
LRT Doroteo Jose.jpg
Doroteo Jose Station
Station statistics
Address Rizal Avenue cor. Doroteo Jose St.
Santa Cruz, Manila
Line(s) LRT-1
Connections Transfer to Purple Line via elevated walkway to Recto station.
Structure type Elevated
Platforms Side platforms
Tracks 2
Baggage check Yes
Other information
Opened May 12, 1985
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Station code DJ
Owned by Light Rail Transit Authority
Route map

Doroteo Jose LRT Station is a station on the Manila LRT (LRT-1). Like all other LRT-1 stations, Doroteo Jose station station is above-ground. The station is located in Santa Cruz in Manila, on Rizal Avenue and slightly past Doroteo Jose Street. The station is named after Doroteo Jose Street.

Doroteo Jose station is the second station of LRT-1 north of the Pasig River, after Carriedo station. It is the tenth station for trains headed to Baclaran and the eleventh station for trains headed to Roosevelt.

The station is near the Manila City Jail, which houses some of Manila's criminals. It is also near the Fabella Memorial Hospital, which is near the jail. Popular shopping centers such as the Isetann Cinerama Recto and the Quiapo Bargain Center are also nearby. Due to its position of being near the University Belt, the station is also close to educational institutions of the University Belt.

Transportation links[edit]

Doroteo Jose station serves as the transfer point between LRT-1 and the MRT-2. The station is connected to Recto station by means of a crossway.

The station, being near the University Belt of Manila, serves as an important transfer point for buses, taxis and cycle rickshaws, although this role is also being given to the closer Recto station. Buses stop at the bus terminal on C.M. Recto Avenue.

Many provincial bus lines, Such as Bataan Transit, Together with Five Star Bus Company. Serving the corridors of Bataan, Pampanga and Pangasinan and other Northern Luzon Provinces. Other Bus Companies like Genesis Transport Service Inc. (Bataan and Pampanga) and Philippine Rabbit Bus Lines (Tarlac) are also serving the Northern Corridors. All those companies provide bus terminals near the station.

Station layout[edit]

L3 Overpass
L2
Platforms
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Platform A LRT Line 1 towards Roosevelt
Platform B LRT Line 1 towards Baclaran
Side platform, doors will open on the right
L2 Concourse Faregates, Ticket Booths, Station Control, shops, Linkbridge to Recto LRT Station, Odeon Terminal Mall, Manila Grand Opera Hotel
L1 Street Level


Coordinates: 14°36′19.71″N 120°58′55.45″E / 14.6054750°N 120.9820694°E / 14.6054750; 120.9820694