Ortigas MRT Station
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|Manila Metro Rail Transit System|
|Location||Epifanio de los Santos Avenue
Brgy. Wack-Wack Greenhills, Mandaluyong
|Owned by||Department of Transportation and Communications
Metro Rail Transit Corporation
|Opened||December 15, 1999|
Ortigas MRT Station is a station on the Manila Metro Rail Transit System Line 3 (MRT-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.
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 and Communications, 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 Ortigas MRT Station is the gate to Wack Wack Village at Berkeley Street, where the Wack Wack Golf and Country Club is located.
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.
|Platform A||← MRT Line 3 towards North Avenue|
|Platform B||→ MRT Line 3 towards Taft Avenue →|
|L3||Concourse||Faregates, Ticket Booths, Station Control, Shops|
|L1||Street Level||SM Megamall, Asian Development Bank|
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