Gilmore
General information
LocationAurora Boulevard, Mariana
Quezon City, Metro Manila
Philippines
Coordinates14°36′48″N 121°2′2″E / 14.61333°N 121.03389°E / 14.61333; 121.03389
Owned byDepartment of Transportation
Light Rail Transit Authority
Line(s)     Line 2
Platforms2 (2 side)
Tracks2
ConnectionsBus interchange  3  Gilmore
Bus interchange  6  Gilmore
Construction
Structure typeOverpass
ParkingYes (Princeton Residences, K. Pointe)
Bicycle facilitiesBicycle racks (South Entrance only)
AccessibleConcourse: South Entrance only
Platforms: All platforms
Other information
Station codeGI
History
OpenedApril 5, 2004
Services
Preceding station LRTA_Logo
Manila LRT
Following station
Betty Go-Belmonte
towards Antipolo
Line 2 J. Ruiz
towards Recto
Location
Gilmore is located in Manila
Gilmore
Gilmore
Location within Metro Manila

Gilmore station is an elevated Light Rail Transit (LRT) station located on the LRT Line 2 (LRT-2) system in Mariana, Quezon City. It is named after the nearby Gilmore Avenue, which in turn is named for Eugene Allen Gilmore, Vice Governor-General of the Philippines from 1922 to 1929 who twice served as acting Governor-General of the Philippines.[1]

The station is the sixth station for trains headed to Antipolo and the eighth station for trains headed to Recto.

Nearby landmarks

The most recognizable landmarks closest to the station are SYKES Asia, Inc. (K-Pointe site), Saint Paul University Quezon City, Aurora Garden Plaza, Gilmore I.T. Center,[2] and Robinsons Magnolia. The station is also the closest station for passengers heading to Saint Joseph's College of Quezon City, St. Luke's Medical Center, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish, Broadway Centrum, and Trinity University of Asia, formerly Trinity College of Quezon City. San Juan and Greenhills Shopping Center are also accessible from this station, as Gilmore connects with Sen. Jose O. Vera Street (more popularly known as Granada Street) leading to Ortigas Avenue where Xavier School and Immaculate Conception Academy-Greenhills are located.

Transportation links

Buses, taxis, jeepneys, and tricycles can be used for onward journeys.

Gallery

See also

References

  1. ^ "HistoRiles Resource". Light Rail Transit Authority. Archived from the original on January 20, 2013.
  2. ^ "When In Manila Resource". When In Manila. Retrieved Oct 9, 2018. Right around the corner of Gilmore station is the Gilmore I.T. Center...