Araneta Center–Cubao station (Line 3)

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 Araneta Center–Cubao 
Manila Metro Rail Transit System
MRT-3 Araneta Center-Cubao Station Platform 5.jpg
Southbound Platform of Araneta Center–Cubao Station
LocationEpifanio de los Santos Avenue, Brgy. Socorro, Cubao, Quezon City
Owned byMetro Rail Transit Corporation
Line(s)Line 3
PlatformsSide platforms
Tracks2
ConnectionsTransfer to Line 2 via Farmers Plaza and Gateway Mall.
Construction
Structure typeElevated
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Station codeAC
History
OpenedDecember 15, 1999
Services
Preceding station   Manila MRT   Following station
toward North Avenue
Line 3
toward Taft Avenue
Out of intercharge
Preceding station   Manila LRT   Following station
toward Santolan
Line 2
toward Recto

Araneta Center–Cubao station, also called as Araneta-Cubao station or simply Cubao station, is a station on the Manila Metro Rail Transit System Line 3. Araneta Center–Cubao station is one of the many elevated stations that can be found on the line. The station is located in Cubao in Quezon City and is named after the old name of the Araneta City, a mixed-used development in the city.

The station is the fourth station for trains headed to Taft Avenue and the tenth station for trains headed to North Avenue.

Nearby establishments[edit]

The most recognizable landmark that the station is located at is Araneta City, which hosts shopping malls such as Gateway Mall, Ali Mall and Farmers Plaza. The Araneta City complex is also host an indoor arena, the Smart Araneta Coliseum. Also there is a Nice Hotel on the opposite side of the Farmers Plaza.

Transportation links[edit]

Due to its location at Araneta City, the station is located in a major transportation hub. Provincial buses stop at the Araneta Center Bus Terminal within the complex, and jeepneys for various destinations all over Metro Manila and Rizal province, taxis and cycle rickshaws are available upon request. Traffic regulations, however, prohibit cycle rickshaws on EDSA and Aurora Boulevard.

The station is also the transfer point for commuters riding the Manila Light Rail Transit System Line 2, or Line 2. It is connected to its namesake station on the Line 2 via a walkway that goes through the New Farmers Plaza, past the Smart Araneta Coliseum and to the station's entrance just outside the Gateway Mall.

Express train service[edit]

Code Time First station Succeeding stations
3S 7:27 AM North Avenue Buendia, Ayala, Magallanes, Taft Avenue
3S 7:51 AM North Avenue Buendia, Ayala, Magallanes, Taft Avenue
3S 8:15 AM North Avenue Buendia, Ayala, Magallanes, Taft Avenue
3S 8:39 AM North Avenue Buendia, Ayala, Magallanes, Taft Avenue
3S 9:03 AM North Avenue Buendia, Ayala, Magallanes, Taft Avenue

Station layout[edit]

L3
Platforms
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Platform A Line 3 towards North Avenue
Platform B Line 3 towards Taft Avenue
Side platform, doors will open on the right
L2 Concourse Faregates, Ticket Booths, Station Control, shops, Bridge to Farmers Plaza, Bridgeway/Mall Link to Line 2 Araneta–Center Cubao Station
L1 Street Level Farmer's Market, Farmer's Plaza, Nice Hotel

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Coordinates: 14°37′09.95″N 121°03′03.73″E / 14.6194306°N 121.0510361°E / 14.6194306; 121.0510361