J. Ruiz LRT Station

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 J. Ruiz 
Manila Light Rail Transit System
MRT-2 J. Ruiz Station Platform 11.jpg
Juan Ruiz Station
Location Aurora Boulevard cor. Juan Ruiz Street, Brgy. Ermitaño, San Juan
Coordinates 14°36′14.88″N 120°01′02.05″E / 14.6041333°N 120.0172361°E / 14.6041333; 120.0172361Coordinates: 14°36′14.88″N 120°01′02.05″E / 14.6041333°N 120.0172361°E / 14.6041333; 120.0172361
Owned by Department of Transportation and Communications
Light Rail Transit Authority
Line(s) LRT Line 2
Platforms Side platforms
Tracks 2, 1 (in the middle of J. Ruiz and V. Mapa Stations)
Construction
Structure type Overpass
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Station code JR
History
Opened April 5, 2004
Services
Preceding station   Manila LRT   Following station
toward Santolan
LRT-2
toward Recto

J. Ruiz LRT Station is a station on the Manila Light Rail Transit System Line 2 (LRT-2). J. Ruiz station is one of the many elevated stations that can be found on the line. The station is located in San Juan and is named because of its location on J. Ruiz Street.

J. Ruiz station is the fifth station for trains headed to Santolan and the seventh station for trains headed to Recto. It is the only station in San Juan and is close to the borders of Quezon City before entering Manila.

It is named after Juan Ruiz, a Katipunero who took part in the Siege of El Polvorin, where the Pinaglabanan Shrine is located. [1]

Nearby landmarks[edit]

As the only station in San Juan, it serves the inner areas of the city including N. Domingo Street where the San Juan City Hall and San Juan Medical Center are located and Pinaglabanan district where Pinaglabanan Shrine and St. John the Baptist Church stand.

Transportation links[edit]

Buses, taxis, and jeepneys can be found at both gates of the station, while tricycles are available at the south gate.

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

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See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "HistoRiles Resource". Light Rail Transit Authority.