- Doroteo Jose LRT Station
Doroteo Jose Station
Doroteo Jose station from afar.
Station statistics Address Rizal Avenue cor. Doroteo Jose St.
Santa Cruz, Manila
Lines █ Yellow Line Connections Transfer to Purple Line via elevated walkway to Recto station. Structure Elevated Platforms Side platforms Tracks 2 Baggage check Yes Other information Opened May 12, 1985 Accessible Code DJ Owned by Light Rail Transit Authority Services Preceding station Manila LRT Following stationtoward Roosevelt Yellow Linetoward Baclaran Terminus Purple LineTransfer at: Rectotoward Santolan
Doroteo Jose LRT Station is a station on the Manila LRT Yellow Line (LRT-1). Like all other LRT-1 stations, Doroteo Jose station station is above-ground. The station is located in Santa Cruz in Manila, on Rizal Avenue and slightly past Doroteo Jose Street. The station is named after Doroteo Jose Street.After the LRT-1 Extension Project is Finished It Will Become The Center of The Whole Yellow Line of the LRT.
Doroteo Jose station is the second station of LRT-1 north of the Pasig River, after Carriedo station. It is the twelfth station for trains headed to Baclaran and the eleventh station for trains headed to North Avenue.
The station is near the Manila City Jail, which houses some of Manila's criminals. It is also near the Fabella Memorial Hospital, which is near the jail. Popular shopping centers such as the Isetann shopping center and the Quiapo Bargain Center are also nearby. Due to its position of being near the University Belt, the station is also close to educational institutions of the University Belt.
Doroteo Jose station serves as the transfer point between LRT-1 and the LRT Purple Line, or MRT-2. The station is connected to Recto station by means of a crossway that was recently constructed.
The station, being near the University Belt of Manila, serves as an important transfer point for buses, taxis and cycle rickshaws, although this role is also being given to the closer Recto station. Buses stop at the bus terminal on C.M. Recto Avenue.
Childbirth at the station
On May 5, 2005, Lea Aquino Ababa of Pasay City gave birth to a baby girl inside the station on her way to Fabella Memorial Hospital for a checkup, the first time a baby was born and the first time an LRT passenger gave birth inside an LRT station. She was named Dorotea, after the name of the station.
Strong Republic Transit System (SRTS) Yellow Line Yellow Line South Extension
(proposed)Phase 1Phase 2
Purple Line Blue Line MRT-7
Orange Line Green LinePhase 1 Stations in italics are under construction or are not yet operational.
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