Gilmore LRT Station

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Gilmore
Manila MRT Line 2
MRT-2 Gilmore Station.jpg
Gilmore Station
Station statistics
Address Aurora Boulevard cor Gilmore Ave, 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) MRT-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
Map
MRT Line 2
Masinag
approved
extension
Emerald
Santolan
Depot
Marikina River
Katipunan
Anonas
Araneta Center–Cubao  MRT-3 
Betty Go-Belmonte
Gilmore
J. Ruiz
V. Mapa
Pureza  PNR 
Legarda
Recto  LRT-1 
Divisoria
Pier 4
planned
extension
North Port

Gilmore LRT Station is a station on the Manila Light Rail Transit System Line 2 (MRT-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.

Station layout[edit]

L3
Platforms
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Platform A MRT Line 2 towards Santolan
Platform B MRT 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

Transportation links[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ "HistoRiles Resource". Light Rail Transit Authority. 

See also[edit]