Ortigas station (Line 3)

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Manila Metro Rail Transit System
MRT-3 Ortigas Station Platform 2.jpg
Ortigas Station
LocationEpifanio de los Santos Avenue
Brgy. Wack-Wack Greenhills, Mandaluyong
Owned byDepartment of Transportation and Communications
Metro Rail Transit Corporation
Line(s)Line 3
PlatformsSide platform
Structure typeElevated
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Station codeOR
OpenedDecember 15, 1999
Preceding station   Manila MRT   Following station
toward North Avenue
Line 3
toward Taft Avenue

Ortigas Station is a station on the Manila Metro Rail Transit System Line 3. The station is located in the Mandaluyong portion of Ortigas Center (under Barangay Wack Wack Greenhills East) and is named after either Ortigas Center or Ortigas Avenue, which is nearby.

Ortigas station is the sixth station for trains headed to Taft Avenue and the eighth station for trains headed to North Avenue.

Nearby landmarks[edit]

The station serves the Ortigas business district and is located beside the Asian Development Bank headquarters. It is near major shopping malls, such as Robinsons Galleria, SM Megamall, The Podium and St. Francis Square Mall; as well as the headquarters of the Philippine Stock Exchange, Meralco, UnionBank, Robinsons Bank and JG Summit Holdings. A few government buildings are also located in the station's vicinity including the central offices of the Department of Transportation, Securities and Exchange Commission and the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration, as well as educational institutions like Saint Pedro Poveda College and La Salle Green Hills. The EDSA Shrine, Meralco Theater, Lopez Museum, The Medical City, Eton Cyberpod, Holiday Inn, Crowne Plaza and Oakwood Premier hotels are also nearby.

West of the station is the gate to Wack Wack Village at Berkeley Street, where the Wack Wack Golf and Country Club is located.

Transportation links[edit]

Buses, jeepneys and taxis serve the station, but passengers may board them from either Robinson's Galleria (buses, jeepneys, taxis) or SM Megamall (buses, taxis). Buses ply both EDSA and Ortigas Avenue routes, while jeepneys ply along Ortigas Avenue for routes heading to Pasig and Rizal Province to the east, and San Juan and the City of Manila to the west. A Philtranco bus terminal located at the back of SM Megamall Building A serves passengers bound for Clark International Airport.

Station layout[edit]

Side platform, doors will open on the right
Platform A Line 3 towards North Avenue
Platform B Line 3 towards Taft Avenue
Side platform, doors will open on the right
L3 Concourse Faregates, Ticket Booths, Station Control, Shops
L2 Overpass
L1 Street Level SM Megamall, Asian Development Bank

See also[edit]

Coordinates: 14°35′16.58″N 121°03′24.14″E / 14.5879389°N 121.0567056°E / 14.5879389; 121.0567056