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Nichols railway station

 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; 121.0261389
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 Commuter
toward Calamba
PNR Metro Commuter
North-South Commuter Line
Acacia
Caloocan
Asistio Avenue
C-3
Solis
Tutuban
Blumentritt
 LRT1 
Laong Laan
España
Santa Mesa
 LRT2 
Pandacan
Paco
San Andres
Vito Cruz
Buendia
Dela Rosa
Pasay Road
EDSA
 MRT3 
Nichols
Ninoy Aquino International Airport
FTI
Bicutan
Sucat
Alabang
Muntinlupa
Tunasan
San Pedro
Pacita MG
Golden City 1
Biñan
Santa Rosa
Golden City 2
Cabuyao
Mamatid
Banlic
Calamba

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.

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

Nearby landmarks

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 links

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 Layout

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