Jiannan Road Station

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Jiannan Station
(Miramar)
劍南路站
(美麗華)
East Side of Jiannan Road Station.JPG
Jiannan Road Station
Location
Municipality Taipei
District(s) Zhongshan
Address No. 798, Bei-an Rd.
Info
Type Elevated
History
Opened July 4, 2009
Rail services
Line(s)      Neihu Line (B2)
     Circular Line (Y29)
Daily Ridership 19,378 (2011)[1]
(Ranked 54th of 89)
Operator(s) Taipei Rapid Transit System
Aiga bus inv.svg There is a bus stop near this station.
Jiannan Road Station
Traditional Chinese 劍南路站
Simplified Chinese 剑南路站

The Taipei Metro Jiannan Road Station is located in the Zhongshan District in Taipei, Taiwan. It is a station on the Neihu Line and on the planned Circular Line.

Station overview[edit]

Jiannan Road Station Platform 1.

This elevated station is equipped with two side platforms, three exits, and a platform elevator located on the north side of the concourse level.[2] It is 83 meters in length and 24 meters in width.[3]

Public art at the station is titled "The Sky of Frog", situated on the ceiling of the station at ground level.[4] At a cost of NT$6,000,000, the piece depicts three sets of landscapes: flowing water, mountains, and a pond scene, each depicted from both a man and a frog's perspective.

History[edit]

  • April 2003: Construction begins on the station.[3]
  • February 22, 2009: Jiannan Road Station construction is completed.
  • July 4, 2009: Begins service with the opening of the Neihu Line. Celebrations for the opening of the new line were held at this station.

Station layout[edit]

3F Connecting Level Overpass for Platform Connection
2F
Concourse
(to Platform 1
Lobby, information desk, automatic ticket dispensing machines
one-way faregates, restrooms
Side platform, Doors will open on the right
Platform 1      Neihu Line toward Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center (Xihu)
Platform 2      Neihu Line toward Taipei Zoo (Dazhi)
Side platform, Doors will open on the right
1F Street Level Entrance/Exit

Nearby Places[edit]

Preceding station   Taipei Metro   Following station
Brown Line
toward Taipei Zoo

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: Jiannan Road". Department of Rapid Transit Systems, TCG. 2009-06-30. Retrieved 2010-12-06. 
  3. ^ a b "內湖線~劍南路站". Department of Rapid Transit Systems. 2005-09-01. Retrieved 2010-06-18. 
  4. ^ "Public Art on the Neihu Line". Department of Rapid Transit Systems. Retrieved 2010-12-06. 

Coordinates: 25°05′05″N 121°33′20″E / 25.08486°N 121.555567°E / 25.08486; 121.555567