Banqiao Line (Taipei Metro)
Longshan Temple Station platform
|Locale||Taipei and New Taipei,
Republic of China (Taiwan)
|Opening||December 24, 1999|
|Operator(s)||Taipei Rapid Transit System|
|Rolling stock||Siemens C321 and C341 trains
3 cars per set, 2 sets per train (6 cars)
|Line length||7.2 km (4.5 mi)|
|No. of tracks||2|
|Track gauge||1,435 mm (4 ft 8 1⁄2 in)|
|Electrification||Third rail (750 volts DC)|
|Operating speed||80 km/h|
|Banqiao Line (Taipei Metro)|
The Taipei Metro Banqiao (Banciao) Line (Chinese: 板橋線) is a high-capacity underground line and is a major transportation route between Taipei and New Taipei. It runs from Ximen in western Taipei to Fuzhong in eastern Taipei, consisting of 6 stations and 7.2 km of track. It provides through access to the Nangang and Tucheng Lines and is part of the Blue Line.
- December 24, 1999: The line opened between Longshan Temple and Taipei City Hall.
- August 31, 2000: The section between Longshan Temple and Xinpu commenced operations.
- May 31, 2006: The section between Xinpu and Fuzhong opened.
|← Continues through|
|BL2||Banqiao||板橋|| Western Line
(Lin Family Mansion and Garden)
|→ Continues through|
- "First Stage of Taipei MRT (Already under Revenue Service)". Department of Rapid Transit Systems, TCG. 2009-07-04. Retrieved 2009-08-29.[dead link]
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