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Tutuban station (Line 2)

 Tutuban 
Manila Light Rail Transit System
LocationBinondo, Manila
Owned byDepartment of Transportation
Light Rail Transit Authority
Line(s)Line 2
Construction
Structure typeOverpass
Other information
StatusApproved

Tutuban station is a proposed station on the Manila Light Rail Transit System Line 2. It is part of the Line 2 West Extension project, a 3.02-kilometre (1.88 mi) extension from Recto station to the Manila North Harbor in Tondo. The west extension project calls for the construction of three additional elevated stations two on Recto Avenue and one on Marcos Road near Pier 4 of the Manila North Harbor. It was approved by the National Economic and Development Authority on 19 May 2015.[1][2]

The station would be the first for trains headed west from Recto and the eleventh for trains headed from Masinag. It would be located next to the Tutuban Cluster Mall near the intersection of Recto Avenue with Dagupan Street which leads to the Tutuban railway station, connecting Line 2 with the PNR Metro Commuter Line and in the future with the PNR North-South Commuter Rail.[1]

Nearby landmarks

When completed, the station will be close to the Tutuban Shopping Center, Tutuban station of the Philippine National Railways, Divisoria Shopping Mall, 168 Mall, 999 Mall, Lucky Chinatown, CityPlace Square, Tutuban Center, and other commercial establishments in the market district of Divisoria and Binondo.

References

  1. ^ a b "NEDA approves P27.9 billion worth of projects". CNN Philippines. Retrieved 20 May 2015.
  2. ^ "President Aquino approves Line 2 extension to Manila port area, 6 other infra projects". Interaksyon. Archived from the original on 22 May 2015. Retrieved 20 May 2015.