North Avenue MRT Station

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For the proposed interchange station, see North Avenue LRT Station.
North Avenue
Manila MRT Line 3
MRT-3 North Avenue Station Platform 1.jpg
North Avenue Terminal Station
Location Epifanio de los Santos Avenue, Brgy. Bagong Pag-asa, Diliman, Quezon City
Owned by Department of Transportation and Communications
Metro Rail Transit Corporation
Line(s) MRT-3
Platforms Side platforms
Tracks 2, 1 Spur Going to the Depot
Construction
Structure type Elevated
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Station code NA
History
Opened December 15, 1999
Services
Preceding station   Manila MRT   Following station
Terminus MRT-3
toward Taft Avenue

North Avenue MRT Station, also called North for short, is a station on the Manila Metro Rail Transit System Line 3 (MRT-3). North Avenue is one of the many elevated stations that can be found on the line. The station is located in Diliman in Quezon City and is named after its location, which is at the corner of Epifanio de los Santos Avenue (EDSA) and North Avenue.

The station is the northern terminus of the MRT-3 and is the first and last station for trains headed to and from Taft Avenue respectively. The North Avenue Depot, an underground depot where the trains of the line are kept and maintained, is located near the station. The elevated tracks terminate abruptly beyond the station, but there is sufficient room for a terminating train to leave the station and stop before switching to the other track then entering the station again to begin the journey south.

Nearby landmarks[edit]

The station is directly connected to one of the Philippines' premier shopping malls, TriNoma which opened in 2007. It is also close to SM City North EDSA, one of the Philippine's largest malls. Other nearby landmarks include Quezon Memorial Circle and Triangle Park where Veterans Memorial Medical Center, Department of Agriculture, Philippine Science High School Main Campus, Quezon City Science High School and Ninoy Aquino Parks & Wildlife Center can be found. Philippine Medical Association secretariat, Philam Soccer Field and Sogo Hotel North Edsa are also within reach from the station.

Transportation links[edit]

North Avenue station is a major hub for buses plying the EDSA route. A bus terminal is located near the station. Taxis and jeepneys also stop in and around the bus terminal and the station.

A northern extension of MRT-7 is proposed. When completed, the station would be connected through a transfer point to the North Avenue LRT Station.

Operating Schedule[edit]

MRT-3 operates from 4:30 AM until 10:00 PM all days a week. It is closed for annual maintenance every Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Black Saturday and Easter Sunday.


First / Last Train Service

First Train Last Train
Regular Operation 4:30 AM 10:00 PM
December 24, 31 5:30 AM 8:00 PM
December 25, January 1 7:00 AM 10:00 PM


Express Train Service

Code Time Second Station Succeeding Stations
1S 7:01 AM Quezon Avenue Buendia, Ayala, Magallanes, Taft Avenue
2S 7:10 AM GMA-Kamuning Buendia, Ayala, Magallanes, Taft Avenue
3S 7:18 AM Araneta Center-Cubao Buendia, Ayala, Magallanes, Taft Avenue
1S 7:26 AM Quezon Avenue Buendia, Ayala, Magallanes, Taft Avenue
2S 7:34 AM GMA-Kamuning Buendia, Ayala, Magallanes, Taft Avenue
3S 7:42 AM Araneta Center-Cubao Buendia, Ayala, Magallanes, Taft Avenue
1S 7:50 AM Quezon Avenue Buendia, Ayala, Magallanes, Taft Avenue
2S 7:58 AM GMA-Kamuning Buendia, Ayala, Magallanes, Taft Avenue
3S 8:06 AM Araneta Center-Cubao Buendia, Ayala, Magallanes, Taft Avenue
1S 8:14 AM Quezon Avenue Buendia, Ayala, Magallanes, Taft Avenue
2S 8:22 AM GMA-Kamuning Buendia, Ayala, Magallanes, Taft Avenue
3S 8:30 AM Araneta Center-Cubao Buendia, Ayala, Magallanes, Taft Avenue
1S 8:38 AM Quezon Avenue Buendia, Ayala, Magallanes, Taft Avenue
2S 8:46 AM GMA-Kamuning Buendia, Ayala, Magallanes, Taft Avenue
3S 8:54 AM Araneta Center-Cubao Buendia, Ayala, Magallanes, Taft Avenue
1S 9:03 AM Quezon Avenue Buendia, Ayala, Magallanes, Taft Avenue


Station layout[edit]

L3
Platforms
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Platform A MRT Line 3 towards Switch Track
Platform B MRT Line 3 towards Depot ↗ or Taft Avenue
Side platform, doors will open on the right
L3 Concourse Faregates, Ticket Booths, Station Control, Shops, Bridge to TriNoma
L2 Overpass
L1 Street Level TriNoma, Vertis North, Hotel Sogo

Gallery[edit]

See also[edit]

Coordinates: 14°39′08.8″N 121°01′55.8″E / 14.652444°N 121.032167°E / 14.652444; 121.032167