Guting Station

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Guting Station
古亭站
B2 platform in Guting Station of Taipei metro 20121115.JPG
Guting Station Platform
Location
Municipality Taipei
District(s) Zhongzheng, Daan
Address No. 164-1, Sec. 2, Roosevelt Rd.
Info
Type Underground
History
Opened December 24, 1998, September 30, 2012
Rail services
Line(s)      Xindian Line (G10)
     Zhonghe Line (O15)
Daily Ridership 55,164 (2011)[1]
(Ranked 13th of 89)
Operator(s) Taipei Rapid Transit System
Aiga bus inv.svg There is a bus stop near this station.
Guting Station
Chinese 古亭站

The Taipei Metro Guting Station is located on the border of Zhongzheng and Da'an in Taipei, Taiwan.[2] It is an interchange station with Xindian Line, Zhonghe Line, and the Xinzhuang Line.

The defunct TRA Xindian Line also had a station of the same name. However, its location is not the same as the current station.

Station overview[edit]

Guting Station Platform 2, then closed for the Xinzhuang Line. (Now in operation)
Guting Station Platform 3

The station is a three-level, underground structure with two island platforms and nine exits. The two platforms are stacked, allowing for cross-platform interchange. Public art at the station is titled "Chance of Meeting" and features 12 face masks representing contrasts such as day and night, noisy and quiet, time and space, etc.[3] It was selected by international competition and cost NT$4,999,000.

Station layout[edit]

L1 Street Level Exit/Entrance
B1 Concourse Lobby, toilets, one-way ticket machine, information desk
B2 Platform 1      Xindian Line toward Tamsui (CKS Memorial Hall)
     Xiaonanmen Line toward Ximen (CKS Memorial Hall)
Island platform, doors will open on the left, right
Platform 2      Xinzhuang Line toward Huilong (Dongmen)
     Luzhou Line toward Luzhou (Dongmen)
B3 Platform 3      Xindian Line toward Xindian (Taipower Building)
     Xiaonanmen Line toward Taipower Building (Terminus)
Island platform, doors will open on the left, right
Platform 4      Zhonghe Line toward Nanshijiao (Dingxi)

Exits[edit]

  • Exit 1: Intersection of Roosevelt Rd. and Tongan St. Accessibility Elevator
  • Exit 2: Intersection of Roosevelt Rd. and Tongan St.
  • Exit 3: Roosevelt Rd. (Guting Market)
  • Exit 4: Roosevelt Rd., near Heping E. Rd. (National Taiwan Normal University)
  • Exit 5: Heping E. Rd.
  • Exit 6: Roosevelt Rd., near Heping E. Rd.
  • Exit 7: Roosevelt Rd., near Heping W. Rd.
  • Exit 8: Heping W. Rd., near Roosevelt Rd.
  • Exit 9: Roosevelt Rd., near Heping W. Rd.

Around the station[edit]

Preceding station   Taipei Metro   Following station
toward Tamsui/ Ximen
Green Line
toward Xindian
toward Huilong/ Luzhou
Orange Line
toward Nanshijiao

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Passenger Volume at Taipei Rapid Transit Stations". Taipei City Department of Transportation. 2012-01-20. Retrieved 2012-02-05. 
  2. ^ "Route Map: Guting". Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation. Retrieved 2010-06-14. 
  3. ^ "Public Art on the Xindian Line". Department of Rapid Transit Systems. Retrieved 2010-12-05. 

Coordinates: 25°01′38″N 121°31′20″E / 25.027109°N 121.522216°E / 25.027109; 121.522216