Pasay Road railway station

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 Pasay Road 
Philippine National Railways
PNR Pasay 2011.jpg
Station platform of Pasay Road station
Station statistics
Address Estacion Street
Pio del Pilar, Makati City
Coordinates 14°32′58.68″N 121°0′44.22″E / 14.5496333°N 121.0122833°E / 14.5496333; 121.0122833Coordinates: 14°32′58.68″N 121°0′44.22″E / 14.5496333°N 121.0122833°E / 14.5496333; 121.0122833
Line(s) PNR Southrail
Structure type At grade
Platforms 1 side platform and 1 island platform
Tracks 2, 1 reserve
Other information
Opened June 21, 1908
Rebuilt 2009
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Station code PRD
Owned by Philippine National Railways
Services
Preceding station   PNR   Following station
toward Tutuban
Commuter Express
toward Alabang or Mamatid
toward Tutuban
Bicol Express
toward Ligao
Isarog Limited
toward Naga
PNR Metro Commuter Line
Caloocan Depot
Caloocan
Asistio Avenue
C-3
Solis
Tutuban
Tutuban Depot
Blumentritt  LRT-1 
Laong Laan
España
Santa Mesa  MRT-2 
Pasig River
Pandacan
Paco
San Andres
Vito Cruz
Buendia
Pasay Road
EDSA  MRT-3 
Nichols
FTI
Bicutan
Sucat
Alabang
Muntinlupa
Tunasan
San Pedro
Pacita MG
Golden City 1
Biñan
Santa Rosa
Golden City 2
Cabuyao
Mamatid
Banlic
Calamba

Pasay Road station is a station on the South Main Line ("Southrail") of the Philippine National Railways. Like all PNR stations, this station is at grade. The station is located on Estacion Street (also known as Calle Estacion) in Barangay Pio del Pilar in Makati City, making it only one of two stations (the other is Santa Mesa) to have its own access road. It is named after Pasay Road, the old name of the Makati section of Arnaiz Avenue.

The station is the tenth station from Tutuban and is one of three stations serving Makati City, the other two being Buendia and EDSA. It is the only station in Makati, and the only station between España and Alabang, which serves intercity trains, being a stopping point for the Bicol Express and Mayon Limited.

In addition to having its own dedicated access road, Pasay Road station is also one of three stations (the others being Santa Mesa and España) to have its original platforms extended and raised in order to accommodate new PNR diesel multiple units. The original platforms have been retained for the use of Commuter Express locomotives and especially for intercity trains.

Nearby landmarks[edit]

It is near the Don Bosco Technical Institute, Makati Cinema Square, Waltermart Makati and several condominium developments both complete and under construction, such as The Columns Legazpi Village, the Cityland Pasong Tamo Tower, Avida Towers San Lorenzo and The Beacon. Further away from the station are Ayala Center, the Makati Central Business District (centered on Ayala Avenue), the Ayala Museum, other condominium developments such as The Shang Grand Tower and the BSA Tower, and major office buildings such as Ayala Tower One and the Philamlife Tower.

Transportation links[edit]

Pasay Road station is accessible by jeepneys plying the Chino Roces and Arnaiz Avenue routes, as well as buses plying the South Luzon Expressway route.

Station Layout[edit]

L1
Platforms
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Platform A PNR Commuter Express towards Tutuban (←)
Platform B PNR Commuter Express towards Alabang (→)
Island platform, doors will open on either the left or the right
Platform B PNR Commuter Express towards Tutuban (←) or Alabang (→)
L1 Concourse/
Street Level
Ticket Booths, Station Control, Shops, Don Bosco Technical Institute, Makati Cinema Square, Waltermart Makati, The Columns Legazpi Village, Cityland Pasong Tamo Tower, Avida Towers San Lorenzo, The Beacon, Ayala Center, Ayala Museum, Ayala Tower One, Philamlife Tower