Recto LRT Station

From Wikipilipinas: The Hip 'n Free Philippine Encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Recto LRT Station
Recto Station.jpg
Location Santa Cruz, Manila
Operational October 29, 2004
Line Purple Line
Platforms 2
Purple Line
Recto LRT Station
Handicapped/disabled access Recto
Handicapped/disabled access Legarda
Handicapped/disabled access Pureza
Handicapped/disabled access V. Mapa
Handicapped/disabled access J. Ruiz
Handicapped/disabled access Gilmore
Handicapped/disabled access Betty Go-Belmonte
Handicapped/disabled access Araneta Center-Cubao
Handicapped/disabled access Anonas
Handicapped/disabled access Katipunan
Handicapped/disabled access Santolan

Recto LRT Station is a station on the Manila LRT Purple Line (MRT-2). Recto station is one of the many elevated stations that can be found on the line. The station is located in Santa Cruz in Manila. The station is named after C.M. Recto Avenue, where the station sits above it. The avenue in turn is named after Claro M. Recto, a famous politician.

The station is the western terminus of MRT-2 and as such is the first station for trains headed to Santolan and the last station for trains headed from Santolan.

Due to its proximity to Doroteo Jose station, the station is near the same landmarks as Doroteo Jose station, such as the Manila City Jail, the Fabella Memorial Hospital.

Transportation links

Bridge connecting Doroteo Jose station to nearby Recto station

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. Buses that ply the Taft Avenue route stop near the station as well.

The end of LRT 2 going towards the station.

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

Preceding station Manila LRT Following station
Carriedo   Yellow Line
at Doroteo Jose
Terminus   Purple Line   Legarda

Coordinates: 14°36′12.59″N, 120°59′00.25″E

Original Source

Original content from Wikipedia under GNU Free Documentation License. See full disclaimer.