Hongshulin Station

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Hongshulin Station
紅樹林站
Taipei MRT Hongshulin Station 01.jpg
Hongshulin Station Entrance
Location
Municipality New Taipei
District(s) Tamsui
Address No. 68, Zhongzheng East Road, Sec. 2
Info
Type At-Grade
History
Opened December 25, 1997
Rail services
Line(s)      Tamsui Line (R32)
Daily Ridership 13,824 (2011)[1]
(Ranked 69th of 89)
Operator(s) Taipei Rapid Transit System
Aiga bus inv.svg There is a bus stop near this station.
Hongshulin Station
Traditional Chinese 紅樹林站
Simplified Chinese 红树林站

The Taipei Metro Hongshulin Station is located in the sea-side district of Tamsui in New Taipei, Taiwan. It is a station on the Tamsui Line. The location of station could be traced back the station of the same name on the now-defunct TRA Tamsui Line.

The station is a planned terminus for the approved Danhai Line serving Danhai New Township.[2]

Station overview[edit]

Hongshulin Station concourse.

The station is an at-grade structure with two side platforms and two exits.[3] The washrooms are inside the entrance area.

The station is situated on the east of Zhongzheng West Road, around Bashe Road entrance. The name of the station derives from the protected habitat "Hongshulin" (literally "red forest", means Mangrove), the Hongshulin environmental protection zone is located west of the station.

Station layout[edit]

2F Connecting Level Skyway for Platform Connection
Street Level
Lobby
(to Platform 1)
Lobby, information counter, convenience store, automatic ticket dispensing machines, one-way faregates
Restrooms
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Platform 1      Tamsui Line toward Tamsui (Terminus)
Platform 2      Tamsui Line toward Xiangshan (Zhuwei)
Side platform, doors will open on the right

Exits[edit]

  • Exit 1: No.68, Zhongzheng E. Rd. Sec. 2 Accessibility Elevator.
  • Exit 2: Hongshulin Parking Lot Accessibility Elevator

Around the station[edit]

  • Tamsui River
    • Tamsui Riverside Bicycle Path
  • Hongshulin Environmental Protection Zone
    • Hongshulin Museum of Natural Habitat
  • Taiwan Research Institute
Preceding station   Taipei Metro   Following station
Terminus
Red Line
toward 

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Passenger Volume at Taipei Rapid Transit Stations". Taipei City Department of Transportation. 2012-01-20. Retrieved 2012-02-05. 
  2. ^ "CEPD mulling MRT line to Danhai New Township". Taipei Times. 2010-05-02. Retrieved 2010-05-05. 
  3. ^ "Route Map: Hongshulin". Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation. Retrieved 2010-06-20. 

Coordinates: 25°09′15″N 121°27′32″E / 25.154103°N 121.459002°E / 25.154103; 121.459002