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The Blumentritt station is a station on the Manila Light Rail Transit System Line 1. Like all other Line 1 stations, Blumentritt station is above-ground. The station serves Sampaloc in Manila. The station itself is located near Blumentritt Road, which the station was named after. The street itself is named to honor Bohemian professor Ferdinand Blumentritt, one of José Rizal's closest associates and a sympathizer of the Propaganda Movement.

Manila Light Rail Transit System
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Blumentritt station
LocationRizal Avenue cor. New Antipolo and Blumentritt Road
Sta. Cruz, Manila
Owned byDepartment of Transportation and Communications
Light Rail Manila Corporation
Line(s)Line 1
PlatformsSide platforms
ConnectionsTransfer to PNR via Rizal Avenue sidewalk to Blumentritt station.
Structure typeViaduct
Other information
Station codeBL
OpenedMay 12, 1985
Preceding station   Manila LRT   Following station
toward Roosevelt
Line 1
toward Baclaran
  Out-of-system interchange  
Preceding station   PNR   Following station
North Shuttle
toward FTI
Metro South Commuter
toward Calamba
Bicol Express
toward Legazpi
Isarog Limited
toward Naga

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

It is the second-to last station on Rizal Avenue before the line shifts to Rizal Avenue Extension at Abad Santos station.

Transportation linksEdit

A Philippine National Railways station exists just a short walk from the station, also known as Blumentritt station. Jeepneys and taxis that ply Rizal Avenue and nearby routes stop at Blumentritt station, where there is a nearby transportation terminal.

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