Dongmen Station

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Dongmen Station
Dongmen Station Platform 1.JPG
Dongmen Station
Municipality Taipei
District(s) Zhongzheng, Daan
Address Sec. 2, Xinyi Rd.
Type Underground
Opened September 30, 2012
Rail services
Line(s)      Xinzhuang Line (O14)
     Xinyi Line (R10)
Operator(s) Taipei Rapid Transit System
Aiga bus inv.svg There is a bus stop near this station.

The Taipei Metro Dongmen Station is a station on the Xinzhuang Line located beneath Xinyi Rd, Sec. 2 between Jinshan S. Rd. and Yongkang St. in Zhongzheng and Da'an districts in Taipei, Taiwan.[1] It is an interchange station with Xinyi Line, Xinzhuang Line (under construction). The station opened on September 30, 2012 with the opening of the Zhongxiao Xinsheng to Guting segment of the Xinzhuang Line.[2]

Station overview[edit]

The station is a four-level, underground station with island platforms for both the Xinyi and Xinzhuang Lines.[3] The platforms are stacked, allowing for cross-platform interchange between the two lines. The Xinyi Line station is 217 m (712 ft) meters long and 24.7 m (81 ft) meters wide.[4] It has eight entrances/exits, one accessibility elevator, and two vent shafts.[5]


The main diaphragm wall of the station is 1.5 m (4.9 ft) thick and 72 m (236 ft) meters deep, thus making it the deepest diaphragm wall of all Taipei Metro stations.[4] Construction on this part started in March 2004 and was completed on April 26, 2007. It was announced that on July 15, 2010, the intersection of Jinshan South Road and Xinyi Road would be restored to its pre-construction state.[6]

Five tunnels[edit]

Because the station is the future interchange station of the Xinyi and Xinzhuang Lines, five tunnels intersect in a twisted form beneath the nearby Hangzhou South Road: two Xinyi Line tunnels, two Xinzhuang Line tunnels, and a common duct.[7] They are stacked and intersected underneath existing buildings and run along Hangzhou South Rd., Sec. 2.[8] Construction on the five tunnels began on September 15, 2005 with the start of construction on the Xinyi Line and was completed by January 17, 2009.[8] Of the subway tunnels, the shallowest is the northbound Xinzhuang Line tunnel at 13.4 m (44 ft) deep, while the deepest is the Xinyi Line southbound tunnel at 25.3 m (83 ft) deep.[8] The common duct, by far the shallowest of the five, is 7–8 m (23–26 ft) underground.

Dongmen Station Platform.
The currently unopened Xinyi Line platform, already constructed but unused.

Station layout[edit]

L1 Street Level Entrance/Exit
B1 Concourse Lobby, Information Counter, Automatic Ticketing Machines, One-way Faregates, Restrooms
B2 Platform 1      Xinzhuang Line toward Huilong (Zhongxiao Xinsheng)
     Luzhou Line toward Luzhou (Zhongxiao Xinsheng)
Island platform, doors will open on the left
Platform 2      Xinyi Line toward Beitou (Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall)
B4 Platform 3      Xinzhuang Line toward Nanshijiao (Guting)
Island platform, doors will open on the right
Platform 4      Xinyi Line toward Xiangshan (Daan Park)


  • Exit 1: Linyi St.
  • Exit 2: Xinyi Rd. (Dongmen Market)
  • Exit 3: Intersection of Xinyi Rd. and Jinshan S. Rd.
  • Exit 4: Roosevelt Rd., near Linshui St.
  • Exit 5: Yongkang St., near Xinyi Rd.
  • Exit 6: Xinyi Rd., near Lianyun St.
  • Exit 7: Xinyi Rd., near Lianyun St.
  • Exit 8: Intersection of Xinyi Rd., and Tamjiang St. (Dongmen Post Office) Accessibility Elevator

Around the station[edit]

Preceding station   Taipei Metro   Following station
toward Huilong/ Luzhou
Orange Line
toward Nanshijiao
toward Beitou
Red Line


  1. ^ "Route Map: Guting". Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation. Retrieved 2010-06-14. 
  2. ^ "Second Stage of Taipei MRT (Approved MRT Lines)". Department of Rapid Transit Systems, TCG. 2010-03-12. Retrieved 2010-06-18. 
  3. ^ "Dongmen Station". Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation. Retrieved 2012-09-30. 
  4. ^ a b "工程線上 Status Report: 新莊線東門站完成72公尺捷運最深的連續壁". Department of Rapid Transit Systems. 2007-11-01. Retrieved 2010-06-19. 
  5. ^ "捷運系統信義線簡介". Department of Rapid Transit Systems, Taipei City Government. 2007-12-01. Retrieved 2010-06-18. 
  6. ^ "捷運東門站 第1階段交維復舊". UDN. 2010-07-09. Retrieved 2010-07-09. [dead link]
  7. ^ "Five Shield Tunnels Intersect Underneath Dongmen Station". 2005-06-05. Retrieved 2010-06-18. 
  8. ^ a b c "臺北捷運東門站麻花隧道宣告成形" (in Chinese). Department of Rapid Transit Systems. 2009-04-01. Retrieved 2011-01-03. 

Coordinates: 25°02′02″N 121°31′44″E / 25.03389°N 121.528851°E / 25.03389; 121.528851