Boni MRT Station

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Manila Metro Rail Transit System
MRT-3 Boni Station Platform 1.jpg
Boni Station
Location Epifanio de los Santos Avenue cor. Boni Avenue and Pioneer Street, Brgy. Barangka Ilaya, Mandaluyong
Owned by Department of Transportation and Communications
Metro Rail Transit Corporation
Line(s) MRT-3
Platforms Island platform
Tracks 2
Structure type At-grade
Other information
Station code Bo
Opened December 15, 1999
Preceding station   Manila MRT   Following station
toward North Avenue
toward Taft Avenue

Boni MRT Station, also called Boni Avenue MRT Station, is a station on the Manila Metro Rail Transit System Line 3 (MRT-3). It is the eighth station for trains headed to Taft Avenue and the sixth station for trains headed to North Avenue. It has several restaurants and shops that surround the station, including a public market located across the train station.

Nearby landmarks[edit]

The station serves Mandaluyong and the new Pioneer District. Its nearest landmarks include Forum Robinsons, Go Hotel and Robinsons Cybergate; Victor Potenciano Medical Center; GA Twin Towers; SM Light Residences; TV5 Media Center (inside Reliance Street) and Paragon Plaza Building. It is also located near the former headquarters of Globe Telecom on Pioneer Street and Rizal Technological University on Boni Avenue. It will soon be connected to the SM Light Residences and Pioneer Woodlands developments.

Transportation links[edit]

Jeepneys, buses, taxis, and cycle rickshaws are available outside the station, at EDSA as well as Pioneer and Pinatubo streets. A major jeepney terminal is located in the area, at Metromart Market, and jeepneys leaving from the terminal head for western Mandaluyong, Pasig, and City of Manila (Stop and Shop near Santa Mesa). A major cycle rickshaw terminal is also nearby, serving Mandaluyong destinations. Its proximity to Rizal Technological University and other colleges in the area makes the station a popular stop for students.

Station layout[edit]

L2 Concourse Faregates, Ticketing booths, Station control, Shops, Forum Robinsons
Platform MRT Line 3 towards North Avenue
Island platform, doors will open on the left
Platform MRT Line 3 towards Taft Avenue

See also[edit]

Coordinates: 14°34′25.55″N 121°02′53.4″E / 14.5737639°N 121.048167°E / 14.5737639; 121.048167