Construction of the Cabanatuan Line started in 1903, the line was opened to Bigaa on June 22, 1904. Line was completed by December of the following year. Services between Balagtas and Plaridel were restored in 1949 ater the war.
The station code of Balagtas is TAS.
The station buildings on the Manila-Dagupan Line including Balagtas were brick structure with a wooden station master's room on the upper level, it was dismantled sometime before the 1920s during its renovation, one proof of this was the concrete addition where the station name is written.
Also the arch bricks on the exterior were removed and straightened while the ones on the interior were retained.