Changhua Station

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Changhua Station
彰化車站
Changhua Station.jpg
Changhua Station
Location
County Changhua
City Changhua City
Info
Type At-Grade
History
Opened March 26, 1905
Former name 彰化驛 (Japanese)
Rail services
Line(s)      Western Line (149)
     Taichung Line (149)
     Sea Line (149)
Daily Ridership 25,085 (2010)[1]
Operator(s) Taiwan Railway Administration
Taiwan Railway Administration Station
Level 一等站
Zhuyin Code ㄓㄤ
Mileage
(from Keelung)
(from Zhunan)

210.9 km
90.2
km
Aiga bus inv.svg There is a bus stop near this station.

Changhua Station (Chinese: 彰化車站; pinyin: Zhānghuà Chēzhàn) is a railway station on the Taiwan Railway Administration (TRA) Western Line located in Changhua City, Changhua County, Taiwan. It is located at the southern junction of the Mountain Line and Coast Line, where the line continues onto the southern section of the Western Line.

Overview[edit]

Changhua Station when it first opened in 1905.
A TRA EMU700 train approaches the station.

The station has two island platforms and one side platform. Currently, there is an overpass at the south side of the station to access the back station platforms. A cross-platform station is currently under construction on the north side.

The station is a planned stop on the Taichung Metro Red Line, currently under construction.

History[edit]

  • March 26, 1905: The station opened as Changhua-eki (彰化驛).
  • 1918: The second-generation station was completed.
  • 1922: The fan-shaped depot was constructed, as well as an overpass for the station.
  • December 10, 1958: Construction on the current station is completed.
  • June 15, 1959: The current station begins service. Also, a restaurant in the station was built (it has since ceased operating).
  • January 19, 2004: The fan-shaped depot is designated as a historical site.
  • May 27, 2005: Renovation on the fan-shaped depot is completed.
  • February 25, 2008: In order to increase service, the Taroko Express begins stopping at the station.

Platform layout[edit]

1 1 Western Line (Southbound) Toward Chiayi, Tainan, Kaohsiung, Pingtung
South-Link Line (Southbound) Toward Taitung
Jiji Line (Southbound) Toward Jiji, Checheng
2 2B Western Line (Northbound, through traffic) Toward Taichung, Hsinchu, Taipei, Keelung
Western Line (Southbound, through traffic) Toward Chiayi, Tainan, Kaohsiung, Pingtung
Western Line (Northbound departure for Coastal Line) Toward Dajia, Zhunan, Hsinchu
3 3A Western Line (Northbound) Toward Taichung, Hsinchu, Taipei, Keelung
Eastern Line (Southbound cross-line) Toward Suao, Hualien, Taitung
4 3B Western Line (Northbound) Toward Taichung, Hsinchu, Taipei, Keelung
Western Line (Northbound departure) Toward Taichung, Hsinchu, Taipei, Keelung
Western Line (Southbound Departure) Toward Chiayi, Tainan, Kaohsiung, Pingtung

Around the station[edit]

Nearby stations[edit]

Preceding station   Taiwan Railway Administration   Following station
toward Keelung
Western Line
Mountain Line/Taichung Line
toward Kaohsiung
toward Keelung
Western Line
Coastal Line

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Volume of Passenger and Freight Traffic". Taiwan Railway Administration. 2011. Retrieved 2011-06-15. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 24°04′53.4″N 120°32′18.0″E / 24.081500°N 120.538333°E / 24.081500; 120.538333