Abad Santos LRT Station

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 Abad Santos 
Manila Light Rail Transit System
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Abad Santos Station
Location Rizal Avenue cor. Abad Santos Avenue, Bgy. 208 Zone 019 Manuguit, Tondo, Manila
Owned by Department of Transportation and Communications
Light Rail Transit Authority
Line(s) LRT Line 1
Platforms Side platforms
Tracks 2
Structure type Elevated
Other information
Station code AS
Opened May 12, 1985
Preceding station   Manila LRT   Following station
toward Roosevelt
toward Baclaran

Abad Santos LRT Station is a station on the Manila LRT (LRT-1). Like all other LRT-1 stations, Abad Santos station is above-ground. The station serves Tondo and Sta. Cruz both in Manila and is located on Rizal Avenue in Barangay Manuguit, Tondo. The station is named after Abad Santos Avenue, which in turn, is named after José Abad Santos, the country's Supreme Court Chief Justice during the Second World War.

Abad Santos station serves as the sixth station for LRT-1 trains headed for Baclaran and as the fifteenth station for trains headed to Roosevelt.

Nearby landmarks[edit]

The station is near the Manila Chinese Cemetery South Gate on Aurora Blvd and Felix Huertas St., as well as San Jose Manggagawa Church, Tondo.

Transportation links[edit]

Like its neighbor R. Papa, commuters can take the many jeepneys or taxis to Abad Santos station. Buses that ply the Taft Avenue route also stop near the station. Cycle rickshaws are available outside the station.

Station layout[edit]

Side platform, doors will open on the right
Platform A LRT Line 1 towards Roosevelt
Platform B LRT Line 1 towards Baclaran
Side platform, doors will open on the right
L2 Concourse Faregates, Ticket Booths, Station Control, Shops
L1 Street Level

See also[edit]

Coordinates: 14°37′50.31″N 120°58′53.03″E / 14.6306417°N 120.9813972°E / 14.6306417; 120.9813972