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Gil Puyat
General information
Other namesBuendia
LocationTaft Avenue, San Isidro
Pasay, Metro Manila,
Philippines
Owned byDepartment of TransportationLight Rail Transit Authority
Operated byLight Rail Manila Corporation
Line(s)     Line 1
Platforms2 (2 side)
Tracks2
Construction
Structure typeElevated
Other information
Station codeGP
History
OpenedDecember 1, 1984; 39 years ago (1984-12-01)
Services
Preceding station LRTA_Logo
Manila LRT
Following station
Vito Cruz Line 1 Libertad
towards Baclaran
Location
Gil Puyat is located in Manila
Gil Puyat
Gil Puyat
Location within Metro Manila

Gil Puyat station is an elevated Light Rail Transit (LRT) station located on the LRT Line 1 (LRT-1) system in Pasay. It is named as such because the station lies immediately above Gil Puyat Avenue. The avenue itself is named after Gil Puyat, a former senator and statesman.

Gil Puyat station is the fourth station for trains headed to Fernando Poe Jr., the seventeenth station for trains headed to Baclaran, and is one of the four Line 1 stations serving Pasay, the others are Libertad, EDSA and Baclaran.

The station is a major transfer point for passengers bound for the Makati Central Business District.

Transportation and building links

Bus terminal for both city and provincial buses lie beside the station. Buses that ply the Buendia (Gil Puyat) route stop there, as well as buses to Batangas, Laguna, Quezon, and Marinduque. Buses that ply the Taft Avenue route also stop near the station.

Taxis, jeepneys, and tricycles also stop near the station, serving commuters that live farther away from the station.

A terminal for UV Express vans bound for SM City Fairview also lies beside the station's east entrance.

The station's west platform is directly linked to the JAC Liner Terminal and Taft Centrale Mall, respectively.[1]

See also

Reference

  1. ^ Google (October 18, 2023). "Gil Puyat" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved October 18, 2023.

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