Katipunan LRT Station

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This article is about the Manila LRT station. For other uses, see Katipunan (disambiguation).
 Katipunan 
Manila Light Rail Transit System
MRT-2 Katipunan Station Platform 2.jpg
Katipunan Station
Location Aurora Boulevard cor. Katipunan Avenue (C.P. Garcia Avenue)
Loyola Heights, Quezon City
Coordinates 14°37′51.95″N 121°04′22.65″E / 14.6310972°N 121.0729583°E / 14.6310972; 121.0729583Coordinates: 14°37′51.95″N 121°04′22.65″E / 14.6310972°N 121.0729583°E / 14.6310972; 121.0729583
Owned by Department of Transportation and Communications
Light Rail Transit Authority
Line(s) LRT Line 2
Platforms Side platforms
Tracks 2
Construction
Structure type Underground
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Station code KA
History
Opened April 5, 2003
Services
Preceding station   Manila LRT   Following station
Terminus
LRT-2
toward Recto

Katipunan LRT Station is a station on the Manila Light Rail Transit System Line 2 (LRT-2). It is the only underground station in the entire line. The station is located in Loyola Heights in Quezon City and is named because of its location on Katipunan Avenue, one of Quezon City's main thoroughfares. The avenue is in turn named after the Katipunan revolutionary society.

Katipunan station serves as the tenth station for trains headed to Santolan and the second station for trains headed to Recto.

Nearby landmarks[edit]

This station is located beside Philippine School of Business Administration. Because of its location near Katipunan Avenue, the station's famous landmarks are Ateneo de Manila University and Miriam College, both of which lie on Katipunan Avenue, but lie some distance from the station. Commuters also get off at Katipunan station to go to the University of the Philippines Diliman, which is also some distance from the station.

Transportation links[edit]

Buses, taxis, jeepneys and tricycles are used to navigate the Katipunan area. Commuters headed to the area's universities, such as Ateneo de Manila, Miriam College, or University of the Philippines Diliman have to transfer to reach the campuses, since they lie some distance from the station.

Station layout[edit]

L1 Street Level Aurora Boulevard, Philippine School of Business Administration, Stores
B1 Concourse Faregates, Ticketing Machines, Station Control
B2
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

See also[edit]