J. Ruiz station

J. Ruiz station is a station on the Manila Light Rail Transit System Line 2. J. Ruiz station is one of the many elevated stations that can be found on the line. The station is located in San Juan and is named because of its location on J. Ruiz Street.

J. Ruiz
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LocationAurora Boulevard cor. Juan Ruiz Street, Brgys. Salapan & Balong-Bato
San Juan, Metro Manila
Philippines
Coordinates14°36′38″N 121°1′34″E / 14.61056°N 121.02611°E / 14.61056; 121.02611Coordinates: 14°36′38″N 121°1′34″E / 14.61056°N 121.02611°E / 14.61056; 121.02611
Owned byDepartment of Transportation
Light Rail Transit Authority
Line(s)     Line 2
PlatformsSide platforms
Tracks2, 1 (in the middle of J. Ruiz and V. Mapa stations)
Construction
Structure typeOverpass
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Station codeJR
History
OpenedApril 5, 2004
Services
Preceding station Manila LRT Following station
Gilmore
towards Santolan
Line 2 V. Mapa
towards Recto
Location
J. Ruiz is located in Manila
J. Ruiz
J. Ruiz
Location within Metro Manila

J. Ruiz station is the fifth station for trains headed to Santolan and the seventh station for trains headed to Recto. It is the only station in San Juan and is close to the borders of Quezon City before entering Manila.

It is named after Juan Ruiz, a Katipunero who took part in the siege of El Polvorin, where the Pinaglabanan Shrine is located.[1]

Nearby landmarksEdit

 
A train arriving at J. Ruiz station

As the only station in San Juan, it serves the inner areas of the city including N. Domingo Street where the San Juan City Hall and San Juan Medical Center are located and Pinaglabanan district where Pinaglabanan Shrine and St. John the Baptist Church stand.

Transportation linksEdit

Buses, taxis, and jeepneys can be found at both gates of the station, while tricycles are available at the south gate.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "HistoRiles Resource". Light Rail Transit Authority. Archived from the original on 2013-01-20.

See alsoEdit