Recto LRT station

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Manila Light Rail Transit System
Recto Station Platform (Recto Avenue, Manila; 2015-06-12).jpg
Recto Terminal station
LocationRecto Avenue
Santa Cruz, Manila
Coordinates14°36′12.59″N 120°59′00.25″E / 14.6034972°N 120.9834028°E / 14.6034972; 120.9834028Coordinates: 14°36′12.59″N 120°59′00.25″E / 14.6034972°N 120.9834028°E / 14.6034972; 120.9834028
Owned byDepartment of Transportation
Light Rail Transit Authority
Line(s)LRT Line 2
PlatformsSide platforms
ConnectionsTransfer to Green Line via elevated walkway to Doroteo Jose station
Structure typeOverpass
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Station codeRE
OpenedOctober 29, 2004
Preceding station   Manila LRT   Following station
toward Roosevelt
Transfer at: Doroteo Jose
toward Baclaran
toward Santolan

Recto station is the western terminus station of the Manila Light Rail Transit System Line 2 (LRT-2), located in Recto Avenue, Santa Cruz, Manila. It is the first and last station for trains headed to and from Santolan. Its convenient location has helped create many businesses in the area, from the number of hotels and motels to restaurants and shops, with a good majority of them being a short walk from the station.

Nearby landmarks[edit]

The station is near popular shopping centers like Isetann Recto, Odeon Terminal Mall, Ever Gotesco Manila Plaza, Arranque Market and Central Market. The famous bargain capital of Divisoria and the old grand central terminal of Tutuban are also within a few minutes' walk or jeepney ride from the station. Other nearby landmarks include Nice Hotel, the Manila Grand Opera Hotel, Fabella Memorial Hospital and Manila City Jail (Bilibid Viejo). Due to its position being near the University Belt, the station is also close to educational institutions such as Far Eastern University, Chiang Kai Shek College, Arellano High School, University of the East and Saint Stephen's High School.

Transportation links[edit]

True to its name, Recto station is a major transportation hub. Buses, jeepneys and cycle rickshaws all stop at a transportation terminal that lies under the Doroteo Jose-Recto walkway. The terminal lies on C.M. Recto Avenue.

Recto station serves as the transfer point for commuters riding the Line 1 to either Baclaran or Roosevelt stations via a crossway to Doroteo Jose station.

Station layout[edit]

Side platform, doors will open on the right
Platform A LRT Line 2 towards Santolan
Platform B LRT Line 2 towards Switch Track →
Side platform, doors will open on the right
L3 Concourse Faregates, Ticketing Machines, Station Control, Shops
L2 Overpass/
Overpass, Bridgeway to LRT-1 Doroteo Jose station, Bridge to Odeon Terminal Mall
L1 Street Level Isetann Recto, Odeon Terminal Mall, Nice Hotel


See also[edit]