Buendia MRT station
|Manila Metro Rail Transit System|
Epifanio de los Santos Avenue cor. Gil Puyat Avenue (Buendia).|
Department of Transportation and Communications|
Metro Rail Transit Corporation
|Tracks||2, 2 switch tracks|
Platform area: Underground
|Opened||December 15, 1999|
Buendia station (also known as Gil Puyat station) is a station on the Manila Metro Rail Transit System Line 3 (MRT-3). Buendia station is one of the two underground stations that can be found on the line, the other being the Ayala station. The station lies near the Buendia Flyover and Gil Puyat Avenue (Buendia) in Makati. It is near Shell Bel-Air in the corner of Gil Puyat Avenue (Buendia), EDSA, and Zodiac Street.
It is the tenth station for trains headed to Taft Avenue and the fourth station for trains headed to North Avenue. It is the second to the last station south of Pasig River and is also the last underground station in the line before the line goes above ground at Guadalupe station.
The station serves the Makati Central Business District and is the nearest station to the Department of Trade and Industry (Philippines), Department of Energy (Philippines), and Metropolitan Manila Development Authority offices; as well as the headquarters of major banks like Metropolitan Bank and Trust Company, Development Bank of the Philippines, Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation and Banco de Oro. Several Business process outsourcing (BPO) buildings line the avenue right outside the station including those of SM Cyberzone. Mandarin Oriental and Frasier Place hotels are also nearby. The famous Makati Avenue and Jupiter Street entertainment districts as well as Century Properties can also be accessed from this station via taxi or jeepneys.
Buendia MRT station has jeepneys, buses, and taxicabs outside the station. Jeepneys that leave from the station head along Gil Puyat Avenue (Buendia) for western Makati City, the Central Business District, and Pasay City.
Express Train Service
Note: This service was discontinued in 2014.
|Code||Time||First Station||Succeeding Stations|
|3N||5:23 PM||Taft Avenue||Araneta Center-Cubao, GMA-Kamuning, Quezon Avenue, North Avenue|
|3N||5:47 PM||Taft Avenue||Araneta Center-Cubao, GMA-Kamuning, Quezon Avenue, North Avenue|
|3N||6:11 PM||Taft Avenue||Araneta Center-Cubao, GMA-Kamuning, Quezon Avenue, North Avenue|
|3N||6:35 PM||Taft Avenue||Araneta Center-Cubao, GMA-Kamuning, Quezon Avenue, North Avenue|
|3N||6:59 PM||Taft Avenue||Araneta Center-Cubao, GMA-Kamuning, Quezon Avenue, North Avenue|
|L1||Overpass||Forbes Park, Urdaneta Village|
|L1||Concourse||Faregates, Ticketing booths, Station control, Shops|
|Platform||← MRT Line 3 towards North Avenue|
|Island platform, doors will open on the left|
|Platform||→ MRT Line 3 towards Taft Avenue →|
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