Blumentritt station (Line 1)
|Manila Light Rail Transit System|
|Location||Rizal Avenue cor. New Antipolo and Blumentritt Road|
Sta. Cruz, Manila
|Owned by||Department of Transportation and Communications|
Light Rail Transit Authority
|Line(s)||LRT Line 1|
|Connections||Transfer to PNR via Rizal Avenue sidewalk to Blumentritt station.|
|Opened||May 12, 1985|
Blumentritt LRT station is a station on the Manila LRT (LRT-1). Like all other LRT-1 stations, Blumentritt station is above-ground. The station serves Sampaloc in Manila. The station itself is located near Blumentritt Road, which the station was named after. The street itself is named to honor Bohemian professor Ferdinand Blumentritt, one of José Rizal's closest associates and a sympathizer of the Propaganda Movement.
Blumentritt station serves as the seventh station for LRT-1 trains headed for Baclaran, the fourteenth station for trains headed to Roosevelt, and is one of the five LRT stations serving Santa Cruz District, the others being Tayuman, Bambang, Doroteo Jose, and Carriedo.
A Philippine National Railways station exists just a short walk from the station, also known as Blumentritt station. Jeepneys and taxis that ply Rizal Avenue and nearby routes stop at Blumentritt station, where there is a nearby transportation terminal.