Balintawak LRT station

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Manila Light Rail Transit System
LRT Balintawak 2011.jpg
Balintawak station
Location1179 Epifanio de los Santos Avenue, Brgy. Apolonio Samson, Balintawak, Quezon City 1106
Owned byDepartment of Transportation and Communications
Light Rail Transit Authority
Line(s)LRT Line 1
PlatformsSide platforms
Structure typeOverpass
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Station codeBW
OpenedMarch 22, 2010
Preceding station   Manila LRT   Following station
toward Baclaran

Balintawak LRT station is a station on the Manila LRT Line 1, and has been constructed during the Line 1 North Extension Project. It opened on March 22, 2010. This station, along with the proposed Malvar station will serve passengers going to and from the northern parts of Luzon using the North Luzon Expressway.

Balintawak is one of two LRT stations serving Quezon City, the other one is Roosevelt. It is the second station for trains headed to Baclaran, the nineteenth station for trains headed to Roosevelt.

The station is located in Barangay Balingasa (Balintawak) in front of the Balintawak Market, and near the Quezon City - Caloocan City boundary. It is located near A. Bonifacio Avenue and North Luzon Expressway (NLEx).

Nearby landmarks[edit]

Nearest landmarks include the Balintawak Market, the Balintawak Interchange, the Cry of Pugad Lawin Monument, St. Joseph the Worker Parish Church, Wilcon Builders Depot and Balintawak Home Depot.

It also serves Ayala Malls Cloverleaf, located at The Cloverleaf estate. Although it lies some distance from the station, a shuttle service ferries commuters from the station to the mall and vice versa.

Transportation links[edit]

There are several city and provincial buses plying north of Metro Manila like Victory Liner, Baliwag Transit, CEM Trans Services.

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 Balintawak Public Market
Ayala Malls Cloverleaf


See also[edit]

Coordinates: 14°39′26.44″N 121°0′14.26″E / 14.6573444°N 121.0039611°E / 14.6573444; 121.0039611