Quirino LRT Station

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Manila Light Rail Transit System
LRT1 Quirino.jpg
Quirino Avenue Station
Location Taft Avenue cor Pres. Elpidio Quirino Avenue, Malate, Manila
Owned by Department of Transportation and Communications
Light Rail Transit Authority
Line(s) LRT Line 1
Platforms Side platforms
Tracks 2
Other information
Station code QU
Opened December 1, 1984
Preceding station   Manila LRT   Following station
toward Roosevelt
toward Baclaran

Quirino LRT Station, also known as Quirino Avenue Station, is a station on the Manila LRT (LRT-1). Like all other LRT-1 stations, Quirino Avenue station is above-ground. The station serves Malate in Manila and is located at the meeting point of Taft Avenue, Quirino Avenue and San Andres Street. The station is named after Quirino Avenue, which is in turn named after former president Elpidio Quirino.

Quirino Avenue station is the sixth station for trains headed to Roosevelt and the fifteenth station for trains headed to Baclaran.

Nearby landmarks[edit]

Because of its position in Malate, the station is near tourist places such as the Manila Zoo, Manila Yacht Club, Manila Baywalk, Malate Church, Plaza Rajah Sulayman, and the popular entertainment district of Remedios Circle and Adriatico Street. It is also near the Ospital ng Maynila Medical Center, San Andres Sports Complex, Malate Catholic School, Saint Anthony School, Doña Aurora Quezon Elementary School, and the offices of the Bureau of Plant Industry.

Transportation links[edit]

Quirino station is served by buses and jeepneys plying the Taft Avenue route and nearby routes, cycle rickshaws and taxis. They stop near the station and can even be used for trips in and around Malate.

A Philippine National Railways station also exists not very far from the station, called Paco station.

Station layout[edit]

Side platform, doors will open on the right
Platform A LRT Line 1 towards Roosevelt
Platform B LRT Line 1 towards Baclaran
Side platform, doors will open on the right
L2 Concourse Faregates, Ticket Booths, Station Control, shops
L1 Street Level

See also[edit]

Coordinates: 14°34′12.79″N 120°59′30.03″E / 14.5702194°N 120.9916750°E / 14.5702194; 120.9916750