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Lucena railway station

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Line(s)  █ PNR Southrail
Tracks  1, plus 4 sidings
Opened  1913
Platforms  Side platform
Structure type  At grade
Rebuilt  2015
Lucena railway station
Location  Barangay 10, South City Proper Lucena City, Quezon
Owned by  Philippine National Railways
Address  Lucena, 4301 Quezon, Philippines
Owner  Philippine National Railways
Similar  Biñan, Hondagua railway station, Mount Mayabobo, Quezon Convention Center, Pandacan railway station

Lucena station is a disused station on the South Main Line ("Southrail") of the Philippine National Railways. It is located in Barangay 10, Lucena City, at the southern end of the city center.

The station was a major stopping point on the South Main Line for PNR intercity services until the line's closure in 2006 after Typhoon Milenyo damaged infrastructure. It served both the Bicol Express and the Mayon Limited. It is near the Quezon Provincial Government Center, which houses the provincial government of Quezon, as well as Perez Park and the Lucena Fire Station. Further away from the station are the Port of Lucena, the Lucena Airport and SM City Lucena.

Lucena station was also home to a PNR depot and maintenance facilities.

History

Lucena was opened on February 10, 1913, the station building was enlarged in 1938 together with the completion of the Main Line South.

References

Lucena railway station Wikipedia


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