Chiayi Station

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This article is about the TRA & Alishan Forest Railway Chiayi Station. For high-speed rail station, see THSR Chiayi Station.
Chiayi Station
嘉義車站
TRA ChiaYi Station.jpg
Chiayi Station front
Location
City Chiayi
District(s) West
Info
Type At-Grade
History
Opened April 20, 1902
Rail services
Line(s)      Western Line (163)
     Alishan Forest Railway (163)
Daily Ridership 19,035 (2010)[1]
Operator(s) Taiwan Railway Administration
Taiwan Railway Administration Station
Level 一等站
Zhuyin Code ㄐㄧ
Mileage
(from Keelung)
291.8 km
Aiga bus inv.svg There is a bus stop near this station.
A Chiayi Station platform for trains on the Alishan Forest Railway.

Chiayi Station (Chinese: 嘉義車站; pinyin: Jiāyì Chēzhàn; Wade–Giles: Chia1-i4 Ch'e1-chan4) is a railway station located in West District, Chiayi City, Taiwan, which serves Taiwan Railway Administration (TRA) Western Line and the Alishan Forest Railway Main Line (Alishan Line).

Overview[edit]

The at-grade station has one island platform and one side platform. The station was first opened on April 20, 1902 with service on the Western Line. Service to the Alishan Forest Railway began in 1912. The station was renovated in June 1933.

Nearby stations[edit]

Preceding station   Taiwan Railway Administration   Following station
toward Keelung
Western Line
toward Kaohsiung
Preceding station   Alishan Forest Railway   Following station
Terminus Main Line
toward Alishan

Around the station[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 23°28′45.3″N 120°26′27.1″E / 23.479250°N 120.440861°E / 23.479250; 120.440861