Katipunan LRT Station

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This article is about the Manila LRT station. For other uses, see Katipunan (disambiguation).
Katipunan
Manila MRT Line 2
MRT-2 Katipunan Station Platform 2.jpg
Katipunan Station
Station statistics
Address Aurora Boulevard cor. Katipunan Avenue (C.P. Garcia Avenue)
Loyola Heights, Quezon City
Coordinates 14°37′51.95″N 121°04′22.65″E / 14.6310972°N 121.0729583°E / 14.6310972; 121.0729583Coordinates: 14°37′51.95″N 121°04′22.65″E / 14.6310972°N 121.0729583°E / 14.6310972; 121.0729583
Line(s) MRT-2
Structure type Underground
Platforms Side platforms
Tracks 2
Baggage check Yes
Other information
Opened April 5, 2003
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Station code Ka
Owned by Department of Transportation and Communications
Light Rail Transit Authority
Services
Preceding station   Manila MRT-2   Following station
Terminus
MRT-2
toward Recto

Katipunan LRT Station is a station on the Manila Light Rail Transit System Line 2 (MRT-2). It is the only underground station in the entire line. The station is located in Loyola Heights in Quezon City and is named because of its location on Katipunan Avenue, one of Quezon City's main thoroughfares. The avenue is in turn named after the Katipunan revolutionary society.

Katipunan station serves as the tenth station for trains headed to Santolan and the second station for trains headed to Recto.

Nearby landmarks[edit]

This station is located beside Philippine School of Business Administration. Because of its location near Katipunan Avenue, the station's famous landmarks are Ateneo de Manila University and Miriam College, both of which lie on Katipunan Avenue, but lie some distance from the station. Commuters also get off at Katipunan station to go to the University of the Philippines Diliman, which is also some distance from the station.

Transportation links[edit]

Buses, taxis, jeepneys and tricycles are used to navigate the Katipunan area. Commuters headed to the area's universities, such as Ateneo de Manila, Miriam College, or University of the Philippines Diliman have to transfer to reach the campuses, since they lie some distance from the station.

Station layout[edit]

L1 Street Level Aurora Boulevard, Philippine School of Business Administration, Stores
B1 Concourse Faregates, Ticketing Machines, Station Control
B2
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

See also[edit]