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Magallanes MRT station

 Magallanes 
Manila Metro Rail Transit System
MRT-3 Magallanes Station Platform 3.jpg
Magallanes Station
LocationEpifanio de los Santos Avenue cor. Chino Roces Avenue (Pasong Tamo)
Magallanes, Makati
Owned byDepartment of Transportation and Communications
Metro Rail Transit Corporation
Line(s)MRT-3
PlatformsSide platforms
Tracks2,1 reserve(in the middle of Magallanes and Ayala stations)
ConnectionsTransfer to Orange Line via EDSA sidewalk to EDSA station.
Construction
Structure typeElevated
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Station codeMA
History
OpenedJuly 20, 2000
Services
Preceding station   Manila MRT   Following station
toward North Avenue
MRT-3
Terminus
  Out-of-system interchange  
Preceding station   PNR   Following station
toward Caloocan
Caloocan-FTI Line
Transfer at: EDSA
Terminus
toward Tutuban
Metro Commuter
Transfer at: EDSA
toward Calamba

Magallanes station is a station on the Manila Metro Rail Transit System Line 3 (MRT-3). It is one of the many elevated stations found on the line. The station is named after the Magallanes district of Makati, which in turn is named after Ferdinand Magellan, who discovered the Philippines for Spain on April 15, 1521. Although the station is named after Magallanes, it also serves passengers from barangays Kayamanan-C, Dasmariñas, Pio del Pilar, and San Lorenzo in Makati, and those from Taguig.

The station is the twelfth station for trains headed to Taft Avenue and the second station for trains headed to North Avenue. It is the last station in Makati before it crosses over to Pasay.

Nearby landmarks

The station is the closest station to the South Luzon Expressway, as well as to Chino Roces Avenue. It is also located near Dasmariñas Village and Ecology Village, two major residential areas in the Makati area. It is also close to some prominent business headquarters and institutions, such as those of the Philippine operations of Levi's and GlaxoSmithKline, schools such as Asia Pacific College, Assumption College, Don Bosco Technical Institute, Makati Hope Christian School and Colegio San Agustin-Makati and shopping centers such as Makati Cinema Square (near Don Bosco) and the upscale Magallanes Center. The station is directly connected to Alphaland Southgate Mall and Tower as well as Teleperformance Building within the building.

Transportation links

Magallanes Station's transport terminal outside the station serves cycle rickshaws, taxis, jeepneys, and buses. Buses that ply the EDSA and South Luzon Expressway routes (both city and provincial) stop near the station. Passengers may board jeepneys under the Magallanes interchange, wherein these go to various locations in Metro Manila (northern and western Makati, Makati Central Business District, Taguig, Pasay, and the City of Manila). Taxis are also available near the station, and the taxi stands are located along with the bus stops near the station (both northbound and southbound EDSA).

Passengers wishing to take the PNR may also take a short walk to EDSA railway station located near the Magallanes interchange, south of Chino Roces Avenue.

Express Train Service

Code Time First Station Succeeding Stations
1N 5:03 PM Taft Avenue Araneta Center-Cubao, GMA-Kamuning, Quezon Avenue, North Avenue
1N 5:27 PM Taft Avenue Araneta Center-Cubao, GMA-Kamuning, Quezon Avenue, North Avenue
1N 5:51 PM Taft Avenue Araneta Center-Cubao, GMA-Kamuning, Quezon Avenue, North Avenue
1N 6:15 PM Taft Avenue Araneta Center-Cubao, GMA-Kamuning, Quezon Avenue, North Avenue
1N 6:39 PM Taft Avenue Araneta Center-Cubao, GMA-Kamuning, Quezon Avenue, North Avenue
1N 7:03 PM Taft Avenue Araneta Center-Cubao, GMA-Kamuning, Quezon Avenue, North Avenue

Station layout

L3
Platforms
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Platform A MRT Line 3 towards North Avenue
Platform B MRT Line 3 towards Taft Avenue
Side platform, doors will open on the right
L2 Concourse Faregates, Ticket Booths, Station Control, shops, Alphaland Southgate Tower, Alphaland Southgate Mall
L1 Street Level PNR EDSA station, San Lorenzo Place, SM Supermarket

Gallery

See also