Nichols railway station

Nichols station (formerly Bonifacio-Villamor) is a station of the South Main Line ("Southrail") of the Philippine National Railways. Like all PNR stations, this station is at grade. It is located on the East Service Road of the South Luzon Expressway in Taguig, on the foot of the Sales Interchange, and takes its name from one of the area's popular nicknames, Nichols, which is also the former name of Villamor Airbase. It was opened for revenue service on March 25, 2010.

 Nichols 
Philippine National Railways
PNRnichols2011.jpg
Platform area of Nichols station.
LocationEast Service Road
Western Bicutan, Taguig
Coordinates14°31′26.04″N 121°1′34.10″E / 14.5239000°N 121.0261389°E / 14.5239000; 121.0261389Coordinates: 14°31′26.04″N 121°1′34.10″E / 14.5239000°N 121.0261389°E / 14.5239000; 121.0261389
Owned byPhilippine National Railways
Line(s) PNR Southrail
PlatformsSide platforms
Tracks2
Construction
Structure typeAt grade
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Station codeNIC
History
Opened1946 (flagstop)
March 25, 2010
Services
Preceding station   PNR   Following station
toward Tutuban
Metro South Commuter
toward Calamba
PNR Metro Commuter
Valenzuela
Governor Pascual
Caloocan
Caloocan Depot
10th Avenue
5th Avenue
Solis
Tutuban Railyard &
Tayuman Locomotive Shed
Tutuban
 2 
Blumentritt
 1 
Laong Laan
España
 8 
Valencia Estuary
Santa Mesa
 2  4 
Pandacan Estuary
Pandacan
Pandacan Estuary
Paco
San Andres
Vito Cruz
Buendia
Dela Rosa
Pasay Road
Tripa de Gallina Estuary
EDSA
 3 
Tripa de Gallina Estuary
Nichols Ninoy Aquino International Airport
 9 
FTI
 9 
Bicutan
Sucat
Sucat River
Alabang Bus interchange
Bayanan Creek
Poblacion River
Muntinlupa
Magdaong River
Tunasan
Tunasan River
San Isidro River
San Pedro
Carmona
Pacita MG
Golden City 1
Biñan
Biñan River
Silang-Santa Rosa River
Santa Rosa
Golden City 2
Cabuyao River delta
Cabuyao
Gulod
Cabuyao River delta
Mamatid
Banlic
Calamba
Pansol
Masili
Dampalit Creek
Los Baños
Anos Creek
College
IRRI

The station is the twelfth station from Tutuban and is one of two stations serving Taguig, the other station being FTI.

Nearby landmarksEdit

Aside being near both Villamor Airbase and Fort Bonifacio, it is also near Terminal 3 of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport, Newport City, the headquarters of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) and the Libingan ng mga Bayani. Further away from the station are the Philippine State College of Aeronautics, the Pasay City South High School, Magallanes Village in Makati, the Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, The Heritage Memorial Park, the Bonifacio Global City, McKinley Hill, and the future McKinley West.

Transportation linksEdit

Nichols station is accessible by jeepneys plying routes on the East Service Road, Lawton Avenue (the road which leads to Fort Bonifacio) and Sales Road (the road which leads to Villamor Airbase), as well as buses plying these routes.

Station LayoutEdit

L1
Platforms
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Platform A PNR Metro Commuter towards Tutuban (←)
Platform B PNR Metro Commuter towards Alabang (→)
Side platform, doors will open on the right
L1 Concourse/
Street Level
Ticket Booths, Station Control, Shops, Villamor Airbase, Fort Bonifacio, Ninoy Aquino International Airport, Newport City, Technical Education and Skills Development Authority, Libingan ng mga Bayani, Philippine State College of Aeronautics, Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, The Heritage Memorial Park, Bonifacio Global City, McKinley Hill, McKinley West