R. Papa LRT Station

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R. Papa
Manila LRT Line 1
LRT1 R.Papa.jpg
Ricardo Papa Station
Location 3405 Rizal Avenue Extension cor. Ricardo Papa St., Brgy. Obrero, Tondo, Manila 1013
Owned by Light Rail Transit Authority
Line(s) LRT Line 1
Platforms Side platforms
Tracks 2
Other information
Station code RP
Opened May 12, 1985
Preceding station   Manila LRT   Following station
toward Roosevelt
toward Baclaran

R. Papa LRT Station is a station on the Manila LRT (LRT-1). Like all other LRT-1 stations, R. Papa station is above-ground. The station serves Tondo in Manila and is located on Rizal Avenue Extension in Barangay Obrero, Tondo. The station is named after Ricardo Papa Street. The station is the first station in Rizal Avenue Extension going north and the last station in the city of Manila.

R. Papa station serves as the sixth station for LRT-1 trains headed for Baclaran and as the sixteenth station for trains headed to Roosevelt.

Nearby landmarks[edit]

The station is close to the Manila Chinese Cemetery as is the case with Abad Santos station. The station is also near St. Pancratius Chapel and the old La Loma Church in La Loma Catholic Cemetery, Barrio Obrero Elementary School and Marulas Elementary School in nearby Maypajo, Caloocan.

Transportation links[edit]

Commuters can take the many jeepneys or taxis to R. Papa station. Buses that ply the Taft Avenue route also stop near the station. Cycle rickshaws are available outside the 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 Chinese Cemetery

See also[edit]

Coordinates: 14°37′50.31″N 120°58′53.03″E / 14.6306417°N 120.9813972°E / 14.6306417; 120.9813972