Katipunan station

Katipunan station is a station on the Manila Light Rail Transit System Line 2. It is the only underground station in the entire line. The station is located in Loyola Heights in Quezon City and is named because of its location on Katipunan Avenue, one of Quezon City's main thoroughfares. The avenue is in turn named after the Katipunan revolutionary society.

Katipunan
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LocationAurora Boulevard cor. Katipunan Avenue (C-5 Road), Loyola Heights
Quezon City, Metro Manila
Philippines
Coordinates14°37′51.95″N 121°04′22.65″E / 14.6310972°N 121.0729583°E / 14.6310972; 121.0729583Coordinates: 14°37′51.95″N 121°04′22.65″E / 14.6310972°N 121.0729583°E / 14.6310972; 121.0729583
Owned byDepartment of Transportation
Operated byLight Rail Transit Authority
Line(s)     Line 2
PlatformsSide platforms
Tracks2
ConnectionsBuses, jeepneys, tricycles, taxis
Construction
Structure typeUnderground
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Station codeKA
History
OpenedApril 5, 2003; 18 years ago (2003-04-05)
Services
Preceding station Manila LRT Following station
Santolan
towards Antipolo
Line 2 Anonas
towards Recto
Location
Katipunan is located in Manila
Katipunan
Katipunan
Location within Metro Manila

Katipunan station serves as the tenth station for trains headed to Antipolo and the fourth station for trains headed to Recto.

This station should not be confused with the planned Katipunan station of the Metro Manila Subway Line 9, to be built on Camp Aguinaldo property near the other end of Katipunan Avenue, also in Quezon City.

Katipunan station was temporarily closed due to a fire which affected two rectifiers the train line between Katipunan and Anonas stations on October 3, 2019.[1] The station was reopened on January 22, 2021 after repairs to the rectifiers were completed.[2]

Nearby landmarksEdit

This station is located beside Philippine School of Business Administration. Because of its location near Katipunan Avenue, the station's famous landmarks are Ateneo de Manila University and Miriam College, both of which lie on Katipunan Avenue, but lie some distance from the station. Commuters also get off at Katipunan station to go to the University of the Philippines Diliman, which is also some distance from the station.

Transportation linksEdit

Buses, taxis, jeepneys and tricycles are used to navigate the Katipunan area. Commuters headed to the area's universities, such as Ateneo de Manila, Miriam College, or University of the Philippines Diliman have to transfer to reach the campuses, since they lie some distance from the station.

Station layoutEdit

L1 Street Level Aurora Boulevard, Philippine School of Business Administration, Stores
B1 Concourse Faregates, Ticketing Machines, Station Control
B2
Platforms
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Platform A Line 2 towards Antipolo
Platform B Line 2 towards Recto
Side platform, doors will open on the right

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Adonis, Meg (8 October 2019). "Line 2 partial operations start today, Oct. 8". Philippine Daily Inquirer. Retrieved 8 October 2019.
  2. ^ Guzman, Jimmyley E. (January 22, 2021). "LRT-2 reopens three stations". Philippine Information Agency. Retrieved January 22, 2021.