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Santolan station (Line 2)

Santolan station is a station on the Manila Light Rail Transit System Line 2. Santolan station is one of the many elevated stations that can be found on the line located in Barangay Calumpang in Marikina. The station is located on the stretch of the Marikina–Infanta Highway (also known as Marcos Highway) and is named after the adjacent barangay Santolan in Pasig.

 Santolan 
Manila Light Rail Transit System
Line 2 Santolan Station Platform 6.jpg
Santolan Terminal Station
LocationMarcos Highway, Calumpang, Marikina City (station); Santolan, Pasig City (depot)
Coordinates14°37′19.7″N 121°05′09.3″E / 14.622139°N 121.085917°E / 14.622139; 121.085917Coordinates: 14°37′19.7″N 121°05′09.3″E / 14.622139°N 121.085917°E / 14.622139; 121.085917
Owned byDepartment of Transportation
Light Rail Transit Authority
Line(s)Line 2
PlatformsIsland platform
Tracks2, 1 reserve, 1 Spur Going to the Depot
Construction
Structure type•Concourse: At-grade
•Platform area: Elevated
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Station codeSA
History
OpenedApril 5, 2003
ClosedOctober 3, 2019 (temporarily; due to fire)
Services
Preceding station   Manila LRT   Following station
TerminusLine 2
toward Recto

The station is the eastern terminus of the line and is the first and last station for trains headed to and from Recto respectively. The Santolan Depot, where the trains of the line are cleaned and maintained, is also near the station, as well as the line's Operations Control Center (OCC), all are located in Pasig.

This is the only station on this line with an island platform.

Santolan station is temporarily closed due to a fire which affected two rectifiers of the train line one being between Katipunan and Anonas stations while the other was in the Santolan Depot on October 3, 2019.[1]

Nearby landmarksEdit

The station is near the Marikina River, BFCT East Metro Manila Transport Terminal, SM City Marikina and Riverbanks Center connecting via footbridge. It is also near Bali Oasis and College of Arts and Sciences of Asia and the Pacific in Marikina.

Transportation linksEdit

Taxis, shuttle services and jeepneys can be used to navigate the area around the station and along Marcos Highway, Marikina City. It is also easily access to C5 Road via Diosdado Macapagal Bridge going to Eastwood City, Ortigas Center, Makati Central Business District, Fort Bonifacio Global City as well as NAIA and SLEX.

Station layoutEdit

L2
Platform
level
Platform Line 2 Alighting passengers only (towards Switch Track or Depot)
Island platform, doors will open on the left
Platform Line 2 towards Recto
L1 Concourse Faregates, Ticketing Machines, Station Control, Food Stalls

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See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Adonis, Meg (8 October 2019). "Line 2 partial operations start today, Oct. 8". Philippine Daily Inquirer. Retrieved 8 October 2019.