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Libertad LRT station

Manila Light Rail Transit System
Platform in Libertad LRT Station (2006).jpg
Libertad station
LocationTaft Avenue cor. Arnaiz Avenue, Brgy. Santa Clara, Pasay
Owned byDepartment of Transportation and Communications
Light Rail Transit Authority
Line(s)LRT Line 1
PlatformsSide platforms
Structure typeElevated
Other information
Station codeLI
OpenedDecember 1, 1984
Preceding station   Manila LRT   Following station
toward Roosevelt
toward Baclaran

Libertad LRT station (also known as Antonio Arnaiz LRT station or simply Arnaiz station) is a station on the Manila LRT (LRT-1). Like all other of Manila's LRT-1 stations, Libertad station is above-ground. The station is located in Pasay at the corner of Taft Avenue and Arnaiz Avenue. The station is named after the former Libertad (Spanish for "liberty") Street, which is a junction of both Roxas Boulevard and Taft Avenue in Pasay. The name Libertad survives as an area name, nowadays, after Libertad Street became a part of Arnaiz Avenue.

Libertad station is the third station for trains headed to Roosevelt, the eighteenth station for trains headed to Baclaran, and is one of the four LRT stations serving Pasay, the others are Gil Puyat, EDSA and Baclaran.

Nearby landmarks

Near the station, are the Victory Pasay Mall, Masagana Citimall and the Libertad Market. St. Mary's Academy – Pasay, Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Pasay, Pasay Chung Hua Academy and the Philippine School for the Deaf are also nearby. Further away along Roxas Boulevard, still within the station's vicinity are the Department of Foreign Affairs building, the Embassy of the United States (Annex), the Embassy of Japan, Cuneta Astrodome, the Asian Institute of Maritime Studies and HK Sun Plaza.

Transportation links

There are bus terminals for some bus lines near the station, and jeepneys, taxis and cycle rickshaws stop at and around the station entrance. However, buses also stop near the station, for those riding buses that do not stop at the nearby bus terminals.

Station layout

Side platform, doors will open on the right
Platform A LRT Line 1 towards Roosevelt
Platform B LRT Line 1 towards Baclaran
Side platform, doors will open on the right
L2 Concourse Faregates, Ticket Booths, Station Control, Shops
L1 Street Level Victory Pasay Mall, Masagana Citimall, Libertad Market


See also