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Emerald LRT station

 Emerald 
Manila Light Rail Transit System
LocationSan Isidro, Cainta, Rizal
Owned byDepartment of Transportation
Light Rail Transit Authority
Line(s)LRT-2
Construction
Structure typeOverpass
Other information
StatusUnder Construction
Services
Preceding station   Manila LRT   Following station
Terminus
LRT-2 Extension
toward Pier 4

Emerald station is an under construction station on the Manila Light Rail Transit System Line 2 (LRT-2) in the Philippines. It is part of the LRT Line 2 East Extension.

The LRT-2 East Extension is an elevated 2-station, 4.14-kilometer extension eastward from Santolan. The station would be located near at the intersection of the Marikina–Infanta Highway, Mayor Gil Fernando Ave., and Felix (Imelda) Ave., which are close to Emerald Drive.[1]

The station would be the first for trains headed east from Santolan and the eleventh for trains headed from Recto.

Construction

Construction of the LRT-2 east extension began in September 2015 and is expected to be completed by third quarter of 2017.[2]

Nearby landmarks

When completed, the station will link directly to Robinsons Metro East, Sta. Lucia East Grandmall and residential area of Barangay San Isidro in Cainta, Rizal and Barangay San Roque in Marikina.

Transportation links

There is a jeepney terminal in Robinsons Metro East and Sta. Lucia East Grandmall for those who are going to Marikina, Quezon City (Commonwealth Market), Cainta and different parts of Rizal.

Station layout

L3
Platforms
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Platform A LRT Line 2 towards (future service) Masinag
Platform B LRT Line 2 towards (future service) Recto
Side platform, doors will open on the right
L2 Concourse Faregates, Ticket Booths, Station Control, Shops, bridge to Sta. Lucia Business Center (under construction)
GL Street Level Sta. Lucia East Mall
Robinsons Metro East

See also

References

  1. ^ Project Update: The LRT Line 2 Extension (East/West) Project Archived 2012-03-10 at the Wayback Machine., Light Rail Transit Authority, retrieved March 23, 2012
  2. ^ "Construction of LRT-2 Masinag extension begins". Philippine Star. Retrieved 8 July 2015.[permanent dead link]