Pureza station

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 Pureza 
Manila Light Rail Transit System
Line 2 Pureza Station Platform 4.jpg
Pureza Station
LocationRamon Magsaysay Boulevard cor. Pureza Street, Santa Mesa, Manila
Coordinates14°36′6.0″N 121°0′18.7″E / 14.601667°N 121.005194°E / 14.601667; 121.005194Coordinates: 14°36′6.0″N 121°0′18.7″E / 14.601667°N 121.005194°E / 14.601667; 121.005194
Owned byDepartment of Transportation and Communications
Light Rail Transit Authority
Line(s)Line 2
PlatformsSide platforms
Tracks2
ConnectionsTransfer to Orange Line via Ramon Magsaysay Boulevard sidewalk to Santa Mesa Station.
Construction
Structure typeOverpass
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Station codePU
History
OpenedApril 5, 2004
Services
Preceding station   Manila LRT   Following station
toward Santolan
Line 2
toward Recto
  Out-of-system interchange  
Preceding station   PNR   Following station
North Shuttle
Transfer at: Santa Mesa
toward FTI
toward Tutuban
Metro South Commuter
Transfer at: Santa Mesa
toward Calamba

Pureza station is a station on the Manila Light Rail Transit System Line 2. Pureza station is one of the many elevated stations that can be found on the line. The station is located in Santa Mesa in Manila and is named because of its location on Pureza Street.

The station is the third station for trains headed to Santolan and the ninth station for trains headed to Recto.

Accessibility[edit]

Pureza station is fully wheelchair accessible in the south entrance. The north entrance doesn't have an elevator to the concourse area.

Nearby landmarks[edit]

Landmarks nearby the station include educational institutions such as AMA Computer College Manila Campus, De Ocampo Memorial College, Pio del Pilar Elementary School, Polytechnic University of the Philippines, and Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish and Catholic School, Nuestra Señora de Salvacion Parish, and Eulogio Amang Rodriguez Institute of Science and Technology or also known as EARIST Commercial establishments in the vicinity include Puregold Sta. Mesa, Savemore Market, and variety retail shops and flea markets.

Some students studying in the University of Santo Tomas opt to depart from this station. A cycle rickshaw is available for transport to a jeepney terminal bound for Tayuman. The other station used by UST students in going to school is the Legarda station.

A Philippine National Railways station, Santa Mesa, is a short walk from Pureza station.

Station layout[edit]

L3
Platforms
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Platform A Line 2 towards Santolan
Platform B Line 2 towards Recto
Side platform, doors will open on the right
L2 Concourse Faregates, Ticketing Machines, Station Control, Shops
L1 Street Level PNR Santa Mesa Station, AMA Computer College Manila

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