Ortigas MRT Station

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Ortigas
Manila MRT Line 3
MRT-3 Ortigas Station Platform 2.jpg
Ortigas Station
Station statistics
Address Epifanio de los Santos Avenue
Brgy. Wack-Wack Greenhills, Mandaluyong City
Line(s) MRT-3
Structure type Elevated
Platforms Side platform
Tracks 2
Baggage check Yes
Other information
Opened December 15, 1999
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Station code Or
Owned by Department of Transportation and Communications
Metro Rail Transit Corporation
Services
Preceding station   Manila MRT-3   Following station
toward North Avenue
MRT-3
toward Taft Avenue

Ortigas MRT Station is a station on the Manila Metro Rail Transit System Line 3 (MRT-3). The station is located in the Mandaluyong portion of Ortigas Center and is named after either Ortigas Center or Ortigas Avenue, which is nearby.

Ortigas Station is the sixth station for trains headed to Taft Avenue and the eighth station for trains headed to North Avenue.

Nearby landmarks[edit]

The station serves the Ortigas business district and is located beside the Asian Development Bank headquarters. It is near major shopping malls, such as Robinsons Galleria, SM Megamall, The Podium and St. Francis Square Mall; as well as the headquarters of the Philippine Stock Exchange, Meralco, UnionBank, Robinsons Bank and JG Summit Holdings. A few government buildings are also located in the station's vicinity including the central offices of the Department of Transportation and Communications, Securities and Exchange Commission and the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration, as well as educational institutions like Saint Pedro Poveda College and La Salle Greenhills. The EDSA Shrine, Meralco Theater, Lopez Museum, Medical City, Eton Cyberpod, Holiday Inn, Crowne Plaza and Oakwood Premier hotels are also nearby.

Transportation links[edit]

Buses, jeepneys and taxis serve the station, but passengers may board them from either Robinson's Galleria (buses, jeepneys, taxis) or SM Megamall (buses, taxis). Buses ply both EDSA and Ortigas Avenue routes, while jeepneys ply along Ortigas Avenue for routes heading to Pasig City and Rizal Province to the east, and San Juan City and City of Manila to the west. A Philtranco bus terminal located at the back of SM Megamall Building A serves passengers bound for Clark International Airport.

Station layout[edit]

L3
Platforms
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Platform A MRT Line 3 towards North Avenue
Platform B MRT Line 3 towards Taft Avenue
Side platform, doors will open on the right
L3 Concourse Faregates, Ticket Booths, Station Control, Shops
L2 Overpass
L1 Street Level SM Megamall, Asian Development Bank

See also[edit]

Coordinates: 14°35′16.58″N 121°03′24.14″E / 14.5879389°N 121.0567056°E / 14.5879389; 121.0567056