Pureza LRT Station

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Pureza
Manila LRT Line 2
MRT-2 Pureza Station.jpg
Pureza Station
Station statistics
Address Ramon Magsaysay Boulevard cor. Pureza Street, Santa Mesa, Manila
Coordinates 14°36′6.0″N 121°0′18.7″E / 14.601667°N 121.005194°E / 14.601667; 121.005194Coordinates: 14°36′6.0″N 121°0′18.7″E / 14.601667°N 121.005194°E / 14.601667; 121.005194
Line(s) LRT-2
Connections Transfer to Orange Line via Ramon Magsaysay Boulevard sidewalk to Santa Mesa station.
Structure type Overpass
Platforms Side platforms
Tracks 2
Baggage check Yes
Other information
Opened April 5, 2004
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Station code Pu
Owned by Department of Transportation and Communications
Light Rail Transit Authority
Services
Preceding station   Manila LRT   Following station
toward Santolan
LRT-2
toward Recto
  Out-of-system interchange  
Preceding station   PNR   Following station
toward Tutuban
Metro Commuter
Transfer at: Santa Mesa
toward Calamba

Pureza LRT Station is a station on the Manila Light Rail Transit System Line 2 (LRT-2). Pureza station is one of the many elevated stations that can be found on the line. The station is located in Santa Mesa in Manila and is named because of its location on Pureza Street.

The station is the third station for trains headed to Santolan and the ninth station for trains headed to Recto.

Accessibility[edit]

Pureza Station is fully wheelchair accessible in the south entrance. The north entrance doesn't have an elevator to the concourse area.

Nearby landmarks[edit]

Landmarks nearby the station include educational institutions such as AMA Computer College Manila Campus, De Ocampo Memorial College, Pio del Pilar Elementary School, Polytechnic University of the Philippines, and Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic School. Commercial establishments in the vicinity include Puregold Sta. Mesa, Savemore Market, and variety retail shops and flea markets.

Some students studying in the University of Santo Tomas opt to depart from this station. A cycle rickshaw is available for transport to a jeepney terminal bound for Tayuman. The other station used by UST students in going to school is the Legarda Station.

A Philippine National Railways station, Santa Mesa, is a short walk from Pureza station.

Station layout[edit]

L3
Platforms
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Platform A LRT Line 2 towards Santolan
Platform B LRT Line 2 towards Recto
Side platform, doors will open on the right
L2 Concourse Faregates, Ticket Booths, Station Control, Shops
L1 Street Level PNR Santa Mesa Station, AMA Computer College Manila

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