Bicutan railway station

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 Bicutan 
Philippine National Railways
Philippine Railways- Bicutan.jpg
PNR kiha 52, leaving Bicutan station
Location General Santos Avenue
San Martin de Porres, Parañaque
Coordinates 14°29′14.94″N 121°2′44.56″E / 14.4874833°N 121.0457111°E / 14.4874833; 121.0457111Coordinates: 14°29′14.94″N 121°2′44.56″E / 14.4874833°N 121.0457111°E / 14.4874833; 121.0457111
Owned by Philippine National Railways
Line(s) PNR Southrail
Platforms Side platforms
Tracks 2
Construction
Structure type At grade
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Station code BIC
History
Opened January 19, 1977
Rebuilt 2009
Services
Preceding station   PNR   Following station
toward Tutuban
Metro Commuter
toward Calamba
PNR Metro Commuter
South Commuter Line
Tutuban
Blumentritt
 LRT1 
Laong Laan
España
Santa Mesa
 LRT2 
Pandacan
Paco
San Andres
Vito Cruz
Buendia
Dela Rosa
Pasay Road
EDSA
 MRT3 
Nichols
Ninoy Aquino International Airport
FTI
Bicutan
Sucat
Alabang
Muntinlupa
Tunasan
San Pedro
Pacita MG
Golden City 1
Biñan
Santa Rosa
Golden City 2
Cabuyao
Mamatid
Banlic
Calamba

Bicutan station is a station on the South Main Line ("Southrail") of the Philippine National Railways. Like all PNR stations, this station is at grade. The station is located on General Santos Avenue in Parañaque, near the border with Taguig and beside the ramp for northbound vehicles entering the South Luzon Expressway.

The station is the fourteenth station southbound from Tutuban and is the only PNR station in Parañaque.

Nearby landmarks[edit]

The station is near major landmarks such as the Bicutan Public Market, the headquarters of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST), offices of the Philippine National Construction Corporation (PNCC) and SM City Bicutan. Further away from the station are the Polytechnic University of the Philippines, Taguig, Taguig City University, Camp Bagong Diwa and the Upper Bicutan National High School.

Transportation links[edit]

Bicutan station is accessible by jeepneys plying the Lower Bicutan and East Service Road routes, as well as buses plying the South Luzon Expressway route which stop in Bicutan. A bus stop is located just outside the station.

SM City Bicutan is accessible by a pedestrian bridge overpassing the South Luzon Expressway. Nearby, the main tricycle terminal of Brgy. Don Bosco is located leading to major routes in Better Living Subdivision plus the whole barangay such as the National Shrine of Mary Help of Christians

Station Layout[edit]

L1
Platforms
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Platform A PNR Metro Commuter towards Tutuban (←)
Platform B PNR Metro Commuter towards Alabang (→)
Side platform, doors will open on the right
L1 Concourse/
Street Level
Ticket Booths, Station Control, Shops, Bicutan Public Market, Department of Science and Technology, Philippine National Construction Corporation, SM City Bicutan, Polytechnic University of the Philippines-Taguig, Taguig City University, Camp Bagong Diwa, Upper Bicutan National High School