Gilmore LRT Station

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Gilmore
Manila LRT Line 2
MRT-2 Gilmore Station.jpg
Gilmore Station
Station statistics
Address Aurora Boulevard cor Gilmore Avenue, Brgy. Mariana, New Manila, Quezon City
Coordinates 14°36′49.15″N 121°02′03.65″E / 14.6136528°N 121.0343472°E / 14.6136528; 121.0343472Coordinates: 14°36′49.15″N 121°02′03.65″E / 14.6136528°N 121.0343472°E / 14.6136528; 121.0343472
Line(s) LRT Line 2
Structure type Overpass
Platforms Side platforms
Tracks 2
Baggage check Yes
Other information
Opened April 5, 2004
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Station code GI
Owned by Department of Transportation and Communications
Light Rail Transit Authority
Services
Preceding station   Manila LRT   Following station
toward Santolan
LRT-2
toward Recto

Gilmore LRT Station is a station on the Manila Light Rail Transit System Line 2 (LRT-2) in the Philippines. Gilmore station is one of the many elevated stations that can be found on the line. The station is located in New Manila in Quezon City and is named because of its location near Gilmore Avenue.

The station is the sixth station for trains headed to Santolan and also the sixth station for trains headed to Recto. It is named after Eugene Allen Gilmore, an American Governor-General of the Philippines.[1]

Nearby landmarks[edit]

The most recognizable landmarks closest to the station are SYKES Asia, Inc. (K-Pointe site), Saint Paul University Quezon City, Aurora Garden Plaza, Gilmore I.T. Center, and Robinsons Magnolia. Gilmore LRT Station is also the closest station for passengers heading to Saint Joseph's College, St. Luke's Medical Center, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish, Broadway Centrum where GMA Network's noontime shows, Eat Bulaga! is held, and Trinity University of Asia, formerly Trinity College of Quezon City. Robinsons Magnolia is also accessible through the station. San Juan City and Greenhills Shopping Center are also accessible from this station via Granada Street where Xavier School and Immaculate Conception Academy are also located.

Transportation links[edit]

Buses, taxis, jeepneys, tricycles, and cycle rickshaws can be used for onward journeys.

Station layout[edit]

L3
Platforms
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Platform A LRT Line 2 towards Santolan
Platform B LRT Line 2 towards Recto
Side platform, doors will open on the right
L2 Concourse Faregates, Ticket Booths, Station Control, Shops
L1 Street Level Saint Paul University Quezon City, SYKES Asia (K-Pointe site), Princeton Residences, Aurora Garden Plaza, Gilmore I.T. Center

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "HistoRiles Resource". Light Rail Transit Authority. [dead link]