Gilmore LRT Station

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 Gilmore 
Manila Light Rail Transit System
MRT-2 Gilmore Station.jpg
Gilmore Station
Location Aurora Boulevard cor Gilmore Avenue, Brgy. Mariana, New Manila, Quezon City
Coordinates 14°36′49.15″N 121°02′03.65″E / 14.6136528°N 121.0343472°E / 14.6136528; 121.0343472Coordinates: 14°36′49.15″N 121°02′03.65″E / 14.6136528°N 121.0343472°E / 14.6136528; 121.0343472
Owned by Department of Transportation and Communications
Light Rail Transit Authority
Line(s) LRT Line 2
Platforms Side platforms
Tracks 2
Construction
Structure type Overpass
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Station code GI
History
Opened April 5, 2004
Services
Preceding station   Manila LRT   Following station
toward Santolan
LRT-2
toward Recto

Gilmore LRT Station is a station on the Manila Light Rail Transit System Line 2 (LRT-2) in the Philippines located near Gilmore Avenue, Quezon City in New Manila, Quezon City. It is named after the nearby Gilmore Avenue, which in turn is named for Eugene Allen Gilmore, Vice Governor-General of the Philippines from 1922 to 1929 who twice served as acting Governor-General of the Philippines.[1]

The station is the sixth station for trains headed to the Santolan LRT Station and also the sixth station for trains headed to the Recto LRT Station. It is one of the many elevated stations on the line.

Nearby landmarks[edit]

The most recognizable landmarks closest to the station are SYKES Asia, Inc. (K-Pointe site), Saint Paul University Quezon City, Aurora Garden Plaza, Gilmore I.T. Center, and Robinsons Magnolia. Gilmore LRT Station is also the closest station for passengers heading to Saint Joseph's College of Quezon City, St. Luke's Medical Center, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish, Broadway Centrum where GMA Network's noontime shows Eat Bulaga! is held, and Trinity University of Asia, formerly Trinity College of Quezon City. San Juan City and Greenhills Shopping Center are also accessible from this station, as Gilmore connects with Sen. Jose O. Vera Street (more popularly known as Granada Street) leading to Ortigas Avenue where Xavier School and Immaculate Conception Academy-Greenhills are located.

Transportation links[edit]

Buses, taxis, jeepneys, tricycles, and cycle rickshaws can be used for onward journeys.

Station layout[edit]

L3
Platforms
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Platform A LRT Line 2 towards Santolan
Platform B LRT Line 2 towards Recto
Side platform, doors will open on the right
L2 Concourse Faregates, Ticketing Machines, Station Control, Shops
L1 Street Level Saint Paul University Quezon City, SYKES Asia (K-Pointe site), Princeton Residences, Aurora Garden Plaza, Gilmore I.T. Center

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "HistoRiles Resource". Light Rail Transit Authority. Archived from the original on January 20, 2013.