V. Mapa LRT Station



V. Mapa LRT Station is a station on the Manila Light Rail Transit System Line 2 (LRT-2). It is one of the many elevated stations that can be found on the line and also one of the four stations in the line with a reserve track nearby (in front of the UERMMC) together with Santolan, Anonas and Araneta Center-Cubao. The station during its inception was formerly called Araneta Statt was renamed into the current name due to the minor realignment of some stations (the other being Betty Go-Belmonte) that has caused the change of proximity to the V. Mapa street. The station serves the areas of Santa Mesa, Manila, Quezon City and San Juan. The station is located at Ramon Magsaysay Boulevard and Victorino Mapa Street at Santa Mesa, Manila.The station is the eighth station for trains headed to Recto and the fourth station for trains headed to Santolan. The station has a standard layout, with a concourse level and a platform level. The concourse is below the platform, with stairs, escalators, and elevators leading up to the platform level. The levels are separated by fare gates. The station is also sometimes referred to as Santa Mesa Station.