Araneta Center–Cubao station (MRT)

Araneta Center–Cubao station, also called Araneta–Cubao station or simply Cubao station, is a station on the Manila Metro Rail Transit System Line 3. Araneta Center–Cubao station is one of the many elevated stations that can be found on the line. The station is located in Cubao in Quezon City and is named after the old name of the Araneta City, a mixed-used development in the city.

Araneta Center–Cubao
MRT-3 Araneta Center-Cubao Station Platform 5.jpg
LocationEpifanio de los Santos Avenue, Barangays Socorro & San Martin de Porres, Cubao
Quezon City, Metro Manila
Philippines
Owned byDepartment of Transportation
Metro Rail Transit Corporation
Line(s)     Line 3
PlatformsSide platforms
Tracks2
ConnectionsLrtalogo.svg Araneta Center–Cubao station
Bus transport Araneta City Bus Port
Construction
Structure typeOverpass
ParkingYes (Farmers Plaza, South Parking Garage)[1]
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Station codeAC
History
OpenedDecember 15, 1999; 20 years ago (1999-12-15)
Services
Preceding station Manila MRT Following station
Kamuning
towards North Avenue
Line 3 Santolan
towards Taft Avenue
Out-of-system intercharge
Preceding station Manila LRT Following station
Anonas
towards Santolan
Line 2 Betty Go-Belmonte
towards Recto
Location
Araneta Center–Cubao is located in Manila
Araneta Center–Cubao
Araneta Center–Cubao
Location within Metro Manila

The station is the fourth station for trains headed to Taft Avenue and the tenth station for trains headed to North Avenue.

Nearby establishmentsEdit

The most recognizable landmark that the station is located at is Araneta City, which hosts shopping malls such as Gateway Mall, Ali Mall and Farmers Plaza. The Araneta City complex is also host an indoor arena, the Smart Araneta Coliseum. Also there is a Nice Hotel on the opposite side of the Farmers Plaza.

Transportation linksEdit

Due to its location at Araneta City, the station is located in a major transportation hub. Provincial buses stop at the Araneta Center Bus Terminal within the complex, and jeepneys for various destinations all over Metro Manila and Rizal province, taxis and cycle rickshaws are available upon request. Traffic regulations, however, prohibit cycle rickshaws on EDSA and Aurora Boulevard.

The station is also the transfer point for commuters riding the Manila Light Rail Transit System Line 2, or Line 2. It is connected to its namesake station on the Line 2 via a walkway that goes through the New Farmers Plaza, past the Smart Araneta Coliseum and to the station's entrance just outside the Gateway Mall.

Operating ScheduleEdit

Express Train Service

Note: This service was discontinued in 2014.

Code Arrival Time Stations Covered
1N Taft Avenue (terminus)

Magallanes

Araneta Center-Cubao

Kamuning

Quezon Avenue

North Avenue (terminus)

2N Taft Avenue (terminus)

Ayala

Araneta Center-Cubao

Kamuning

Quezon Avenue

North Avenue (terminus)

3N Taft Avenue (terminus)

Buendia

Araneta Center-Cubao

Kamuning

Quezon Avenue

North Avenue (terminus)

3S 7:27 AM

7:51 AM

8:15 AM

8:39 AM

9:03 AM

North Avenue (terminus)

Araneta-Center Cubao

Buendia

Ayala

Magallanes

Taft Avenue (terminus)

Station layoutEdit

L3
Platforms
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Platform A Line 3 towards North Avenue
Platform B Line 3 towards Taft Avenue
Side platform, doors will open on the right
L2 Concourse Faregates, Ticket Booths, Station Control, shops, Bridge to Farmers Plaza, Bridgeway/Mall Link to Line 2 Araneta–Center Cubao Station
L1 Street Level Farmer's Market, Farmer's Plaza, Nice Hotel

GalleryEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Parking Guide". Araneta City. Retrieved 3 June 2020.

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 14°37′09.95″N 121°03′03.73″E / 14.6194306°N 121.0510361°E / 14.6194306; 121.0510361