Santolan LRT Station

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This article is about the LRT-2 station. For the MRT-3 station, see Santolan MRT Station.
Manila LRT Line 2
MRT-2 Santolan Station.jpg
Santolan Terminal Station
Location Marcos Highway, Calumpang, Marikina City
Coordinates 14°37′19.7″N 121°05′09.3″E / 14.622139°N 121.085917°E / 14.622139; 121.085917Coordinates: 14°37′19.7″N 121°05′09.3″E / 14.622139°N 121.085917°E / 14.622139; 121.085917
Owned by Department of Transportation and Communications
Light Rail Transit Authority
Line(s) LRT Line 2
Platforms Island platform
Tracks 2, 1 reserve, 1 Spur Going to the Depot
Structure type Overpass
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Station code SA
Opened April 5, 2003
Preceding station   Manila LRT   Following station
Terminus LRT-2
toward Recto
Preceding station   Manila LRT   Following station
toward Masinag
LRT-2 Extension
toward Pier 4

Santolan LRT Station is a station on the Manila Light Rail Transit System Line 2 (LRT-2). Santolan Station is one of the many elevated stations that can be found on the line. The station is located on the stretch of the Marcos Highway and is named after the near barangay in Pasig City, Barangay Santolan. However, the compound is located clearly inside the territory of Marikina City. During the line's planning stages, the station's working name was M. A. Roxas, due to its proximity to M. A. Roxas Street in Marikina City. A nearby overpass on Marcos Highway is adjacent to SM City Marikina. Another overpass serves as the main crossing for pedestrians coming from Marcos Highway's westward lane and from those coming from a small street that leads to Marikina City Proper.

The station is the eastern terminus of the LRT-2 and is the first and last station for trains headed to and from Recto respectively. The Santolan Depot, where the trains of the line are cleaned and maintained, is also near the station, as well as the line's Operations Control Center (OCC), all are located in Marikina City.

This is the only station on this line with an island platform.

Nearby landmarks[edit]

The station is near the Marikina River, SM City Marikina and Riverbanks Center. It is also near Bali Oasis and Calumpang Elementary School also in Marikina City. It is also accessible via public transport to Sta. Lucia East Grandmall, Robinsons Metro East, SM City Masinag, as well as Masinag Market.

Transportation links[edit]

Taxis, shuttle services and jeepneys can be used to navigate the area around the station and along Marcos Highway, Marikina City. It is also easily access to C5 Road via Diosdado Macapagal Bridge going to Eastwood City, Ortigas Center, Makati Central Business District, Fort Bonifacio Global City as well as NAIA and SLEX.

Station layout[edit]

Platform LRT Line 2 towards Switch Track or Depot ↗
LRT Line 2 towards Switch Track, Depot ↗ or Recto
Island platform, doors will open on the left, right
Platform LRT Line 2 towards Depot ↗ or Recto
L1 Concourse Faregates, Ticketing Booths, Station Control, Shops


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