EDSA LRT station

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 EDSA 
Manila Light Rail Transit System
EDSA LRT Station, Pasay City in 2011.jpg
EDSA station
Location Taft Avenue, San Rafael,
Pasay
Owned by Department of Transportation and Communications
Light Rail Transit Authority
Line(s) LRT Line 1
Platforms Side platforms
Tracks 2
Connections Transfer to Yellow Line via elevated walkway to Taft station
Construction
Structure type Elevated
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Station code ED
History
Opened December 1, 1984
Services
Preceding station   Manila LRT   Following station
toward Roosevelt
LRT-1
Terminus
Preceding station   Manila MRT   Following station
toward North Avenue
MRT-3
Transfer at: Taft Avenue
Terminus

EDSA LRT station is a station on the Manila LRT (LRT-1). Like all other LRT-1 stations, EDSA station is above-ground. The station is located on the intersection of Taft Avenue and Epifanio de los Santos Avenue, or EDSA, one of Metro Manila's main thoroughfares. The station was named after EDSA, which in turn is named after Epifanio de los Santos, a noted historian.

The station is the second station for trains headed to Roosevelt, the nineteenth station for trains headed to Baclaran, and is one of the four LRT stations serving Pasay, the others are Gil Puyat, Libertad and Baclaran.

Nearby landmarks[edit]

It is near Metropoint Mall and Saver's Square, both of which are popular with commuters; and the Winston Lodge and a branch of Sogo Hotel, two of the many motels found along EDSA near the station. It is also the stop for SM Mall of Asia, Heritage Hotel, San Juan de Dios Hospital and College and Manila Tytana College (formerly Manila Doctors College).

Transportation links[edit]

EDSA LRT station is served by an abundance of buses, jeepneys, and taxis on both EDSA and Taft Avenue routes, with stops near the station. Many provincial bus lines, such as Victory Liner (serving Northern Luzon) and Philtranco (serving Southern Luzon and the rest of the Philippines), have bus terminals near the station. Buses and jeepneys from this station ply for various points in Metro Manila, like Pasay, Muntinlupa (Sucat and Alabang), Taguig and Parañaque Cities (Bicutan), SM Mall of Asia, Las Piñas, City of Manila, Caloocan, and Makati and the southern provinces of Cavite, Batangas, and Laguna.

The station is also the transfer point for commuters riding the Manila Metro Rail Transit System, also known as MRT-3 or Yellow Line. The station is connected to MRT-3's Taft Avenue station by a walkway embracing the Metropoint Mall.

Station layout[edit]

L3 Overpass
L2
Platforms
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Platform A LRT Line 1 towards Roosevelt
Platform B LRT Line 1 towards Baclaran
Side platform, doors will open on the right
L2 Concourse Faregates, Ticket Booths, Station Control, shops, Linkbridge to Taft Avenue MRT Station, Metropoint Mall
L1 Street Level

See also[edit]

Coordinates: 14°32′19.77″N 121°00′02.46″E / 14.5388250°N 121.0006833°E / 14.5388250; 121.0006833