Tayuman LRT Station

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Manila Light Rail Transit System
LRT1 Tayuman.jpg
Tayuman Station
Location 1921 Rizal Avenue cor. Tayuman Street, Santa Cruz, Manila 1014
Owned by Light Rail Transit Authority
Line(s) LRT Line 1
Platforms Side platforms
Tracks 2
Structure type Elevated
Other information
Station code TA
Opened May 12, 1985
Preceding station   Manila LRT   Following station
toward Roosevelt
toward Baclaran

Tayuman LRT Station is a station on the Manila LRT (LRT-1). Like all other LRT-1 stations, Tayuman station is above-ground. The station serves Santa Cruz in Manila and is located at the corner of Rizal Avenue and Tayuman Street. The station is named after Tayuman Street.

Tayuman station serves as the eighth station for LRT-1 trains headed for Baclaran, the thirteenth station for trains headed to Roosevelt, and is one of the five LRT stations serving Santa Cruz District, the others being Blumentritt, Bambang, Doroteo Jose, and Carriedo.

Nearby landmarks[edit]

The station is close to the old San Lazaro Hippodrome, where today's SM City San Lazaro sits and is also considered a gateway to the University of Santo Tomas. Other nearby landmarks include the San Lazaro Hospital Compound which houses the Department of Health central offices; the Dangwa flower market, Espiritu Santo Church, Avida Towers San Lazaro, Celadon Manila Park and Residences and Vertex BPO Towers. Tayuman street between Rizal Ave. and Felix Huertas serves as a Religious Articles Haven because of its many religious articles shops like the SVD-Catholic Trade Manila Inc. and Sto. Nino Religious Articles.

Transportation links[edit]

Like its neighbor Blumentritt, commuters can take the many jeepneys or taxis to Tayuman station. Buses that ply the Taft Avenue route also stop near the station.

Because of its proximity to SM City San Lazaro, jeepneys and taxis can also take commuters to and from the station going to the mall.

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, Tayuman Center (Northbound)
L1 Street Level Espiritu Santo Church, Espiritu Santo Parochial School, San Lazaro Hospital, Department of Health, Tayuman Center (Northbound)

See also[edit]

Coordinates: 14°37′00.46″N 120°58′57.93″E / 14.6167944°N 120.9827583°E / 14.6167944; 120.9827583