Manila LRT Purple Line (LRT-2) Route

Manila LRT Purple Line (LRT-2) Route

11 stations of Manila LRT Purple Line (LRT-2) Route:

  • Santolan/M.A. Roxas in Marikina City – nearest link to Antipolo, Sta. Lucia and MetroEast Mall, Marcos Highway, SM Marikina. 
  • Katipunan (Quezon City) – closest link to Ateneo de Manila University, Philippine School of Business Administration (PSBA), Miriam College, also a major link to University of the Philippines, Loyola Heights.
  • Anonas (Quezon City) – St. Joseph Parish and Catholic School, Project 3 and 4, World Citi Medical Center, Hi-Top Supermart (where jeepneys leading to P. Tuazon turns), Anson’s Supermart, Technological Institute of the Philippines (the bigger campus), ACSAT and NCBA are also just a few feet away.
  • Araneta Center-Cubao (Quezon City) – Araneta Coliseum, SM Cubao, Ali-Mall, various provincial bus stations, Aurora Boulevard, Gateway Mall, New Farmer’s Plaza, and the closest link to Ateneo de Manila University. There are also jeepneys here that go to Pasig and passes by Eastwood. This also serves as the link of LRT 2 Purple Line to the MRT Line (also known as the Blue Line) that starts from Taft Station in Pasay to North Avenue in Quezon City.
  • Betty Go-Belmonte (Quezon City) – Aurora Blvd, New Manila. Named after the wife of Mayor Sonny Belmonte.Very near RVM Beatery and LVN Studios.
  • Gilmore (Quezon City) – New Manila, St Paul University – QC, Broadway Centrum (where GMA7’s show such as Eat Bulaga and Diz Iz It is being taped, St. Joseph’s College, St. Luke’s Medical Center, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish, Carmelite Missionary Sisters, Trinity University of Asia (Trinity College). The area is also known for PC Shops selling the most affordable computers and parts. This also serves as the central station of the Purple Line.
  • J. Ruiz (San Juan) – only station located in San Juan. Regina Shipping Lines (RSL) Bus Transport, Tabernacle of Faith Academy, near Pinaglabanan leading to Xavier School and Immaculate Concepcion Academy, The Arena.
  • V. Mapa (Manila) – Santa Mesa, G. Araneta Avenue, SM Centerpoint (SM Santa Mesa), SM Mezza Residences, Arlington Memorial Chapels, Central Colleges of the Philippines, UERM Memorial Medical Center.
  • Pureza (Manila) – Santa Mesa, Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) – Sta. mesa, SM Sta. Mesa, Sacred Heart of Jesus, Puregold, SM Savemore, De Ocampo Memorial College, an alternative link to jeepneys going to University of Santo Tomas, Arellano University, San Beda and La Consolacion College.
  • Legarda (Manila) – Sampaloc, Sampaloc Public Market, closest link to university belt, particularly University of the East and University of Santo Tomas, San Sebastian College, National Teachers College, San Beda College, Centro Escolar University, La Consolaction College, Technological Institute of the Philippines, National University, Arellano University.
  • Recto (Manila) – Sta. Cruz, Fabella Memorial Hospital, Isetann Shopping Center, Quiapo, closest link to Far Eastern University (FEU), Manila Grand Opera, Central Market, Isetann Recto. Manila City Jail is also by the area. This also serves as the connection to LRT 1 Yellow Line (that starts from EDSA-Taft Station in Pasay to Balintawak in Quezon City) through the Doroteo Jose Station which can beaccess via an elevated walkway bridge.

FREE HAIRCUT, MASSAGE AND BP CHECK

Mabuhay! Freebies are raining everywhere!

 

After the successful free train rides last June 12, 2012, here comes another treat. Yehey!

 

LRT will have a very nice surprise treat on June17, 2012, Father’s Day, from 8:00AM-12:00Noon- free hair cut, massage & blood pressure check up at Roosevelt & Cubao Stations.

Happy Father’s day po sa inyong lahat!

FREE MRT AND LRT RIDE

To celebrate the 114th year of Philippine Independence on June 12, 2012 passengers of the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) and Light Rail Transit (LRT) will be treated to free rides.

A report aired over GMA News TV’s “News TV Live” quoted LRTA-MRT3 spokesperson Atty. Hernando Cabrera as saying the MRT and LRT will be offering free rides on June 12, 2012  from 7:00am to 9:00am and 5:00pm to 7:00pm.

MRT AND LRT FREE RIDES FOR DECEMBER 30, 2011

The Light Rail Transit (LRT) and Metro Rail Transit (MRT) trains will be giving free rides tomorrow, December 30, 2011.
The free ride is for the Rizal Day celebration, which commemorates the 115th death anniversary of our national hero, Dr. Jose Rizal. 
 
Free rides will be from 7:00am to 9:00am and 
                                   5:00pm to 7:00pm only.

LRT Line 1 & 2 OPERATING SCHEDULES

TRAIN NORMAL OPERATING SCHEDULES

LRT Line 1 System

Weekdays

  5:00 A.M.   First train leaves the Baclaran Station bound for Roosevelt Station
  9:30 P.M.    Last northbound commercial train leaves Baclaran Station for Roosevelt Station
10:00 P.M.   Last southbound commercial train leaves Roosevelt Station for Baclaran Station.

Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays

  5:00 A.M.   First train leaves the Baclaran Station bound for Roosevelt Station.

  9:00 P.M.    Last northbound commercial train leaves Baclaran Station for Roosevelt Station.
  9:30 P.M.   Last southbound commercial train leaves Roosevelt Station for Baclaran Station.

LRT Line 2 System

Weekdays

  5:00 A.M.   Start of operation.

  9:30 P.M.    Last commercial train leaves Santolan Station for Recto Station.
10:00 P.M.   Last commercial train leaves Recto Station bound for Santolan Station.
 Saturdays,Sundays and Holidays:

  5:00 A.M.    Start of operation.

  9:30 P.M.    Last commercial train leaves Recto Station bound for Santolan Station.

1 million pesos to be raffled off on MANNY PACQUIAO’S 32nd Birthday Bash

1 million pesos to be raffled off on  MANNY PACQUIAO’S 32nd Birthday Bash!

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Only the formally invited 1,500 guests of Manny would be able to win the 1 million pesos that he would raffle off in a while @ KCC CONVENTION CENTER. The formally invited guest invitations comes with a raffle coupon that they need to filled up and dropped in the drop box upon entering the venue.


Other prizes to be won 

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  • TOYOTA VIOS
  • TWO (2) MOTORCYCLES
  • THREE (3) FLAT SCREEN TELEVISION
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A CLASSIC 1962 LAMBRETTA MOTORCYCLE WITH THE LIFE STORY OF MANNY DRAWN ALL OVER IT, WERE ALSO DISPLAYED AT THE VENUE.


The lavish party has a modern GRECO theme.

LRT ROOSEVELT STATION NOW OPEN

LRT ROOSEVELT STATION IS NOW OPEN.

Oh my gulay! Finally the much awaited LRT Roosevelt Station is now ready to serve the riding public! I can now go to Manila Ocean Park via UN AVENUE STATION! Yahoooo!

Fast Facts:

LRT ROOSEVELT is directly in front of WALTER MART in Muñoz, Quezon City.
LRT ROOSEVELT STATION TO LRT BACLARAN STATION FARE is P 20.00.
TRAVEL TIME IS MORE OR LESS 40 MINUTES.

The newly-opened station is the second part of LRT 1’s three-part North Extension Project. Last March, the LRT 1 Balintawak station was opened, extending the train line by 2.2 kilometers.

With the opening of the Roosevelt Station, the Light Rail Transit Administration (LRT) is only a station away from closing the LRT-Metro Rail Transit (MRT) 3 loop, which is expected to be fully linked next year with the construction of a common station in front of SM North EDSA in Quezon City.

The LRT Line 1 currently runs along EDSA from Roosevelt Avenue in Quezon City to Monumento in Caloocan City, then along Rizal and Taft Avenues from Monumento to Baclaran in Pasay City. The MRT 3 line stretches along EDSA from North Avenue in Quezon City to Taft Avenue in Pasay City.

HAVE A SAFE TRIP EVERYONE! Enjoy the newly opened LRT in Roosevelt!