Balintawak 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
Light Rail Manila Corporation
Line(s)Line 1
PlatformsSide platforms
Structure typeOverpass
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Station codeBW
OpenedMarch 22, 2010
Preceding station   Manila LRT   Following station
Line 1
toward Baclaran

Balintawak station is a station on the Manila Light Rail Transit System 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.

Overview of Balintawak from the Station

Balintawak is one of two Line 1 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]

The station is close to Balintawak Market and adjacent to Puregold Balintawak. An access road to Ayala Land's Cloverleaf estate is built right beside the station. Accessing Ayala Malls Cloverleaf from the station requires riding the shuttle service stationed near the Southbound entrance. It will soon directly connect to the annex of the mall which will be completed within 2022.

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

See also[edit]

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