Nanjing East Road Station

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Nanjing East Road Station
南京東路站
Nanjing East Road Station 20091102a.jpg
Nanjing East Road Station
Location
Municipality Taipei
District(s) Songshan, Zhongshan
Address No. 253, Sec. 3, Nanjing E. Rd.
Info
Type Elevated
History
Opened March 28, 1996
Rail services
Line(s)      Wenshan Line (BR3)
     Songshan Line (G18)
Daily Ridership 41,424 (2011)[1]
(Ranked 26th of 89)
Operator(s) Taipei Rapid Transit System
Aiga bus inv.svg There is a bus stop near this station.
Nanjing East Road Station
Traditional Chinese 南京東路站
Simplified Chinese 南京东路站

The Taipei Metro Nanjing East Road Station is a station on the Wenshan Line located on the border between Songshan and Zhongshan districts, Taipei, Taiwan.[2] When the Songshan Line is completed in 2013, the station will be renamed to Nanjing Fuxing Station and become a transfer station connecting the two lines.[3][4]

Station overview[edit]

Nanjing East Road Station at night

The station is located at the intersection of Fuxing North Rd. and Nanjing East Rd. It has two side platforms and a single exit.

Construction[edit]

The Songshan Line station will be a three-level, underground station underneath Nanjing East Rd. Excavation depth will be 25 meters, while the station will be 240 meters long and 22 meters wide. Eight additional exits will be added.[5]

Public art[edit]

The Songshan Line station will have a theme of "Reflective Mosaic of Light".[5] The focus will be on variations of light and shadow, and will turn the station into a miniature art museum with artworks in every corner.

Station layout[edit]

4F Connecting Level Platforms-connecting Overpass
3F Concourse
Lobby, toilets, one-way ticket machine, information desk
Side platform, Doors will open on the right
Platform 1      Wenshan Line toward Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center (Zhongshan Junior High School)
Platform 2      Wenshan Line toward Taipei Zoo (Zhongxiao Fuxing)
Side platform, Doors will open on the right
1F Street Level Exit/Entrance, Connecting Level
B2 Concourse Lobby, information desk, automatic ticket dispensing machines, one-way faregates (Under construction)
B3 Platform Songshan Line (under construction) toward Songshan (Taipei Arena)
Island platform, under construction
Platform Songshan Line (under construction) toward Xindian (Songjiang Nanjing)

Exits[edit]

  • Single Exit: Intersection of Nanjing E. Rd. and Fuxing N. Rd., adjacent to Qingcheng St. and the Brother Hotel With accessibility elevator

Around the station[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: Nanjing East Road". 
  3. ^ http://www.dorts.gov.tw/ct.asp?xItem=1046579&CtNode=27361&mp=115001
  4. ^ http://www.dorts.gov.tw/ct.asp?xItem=661039&CtNode=20270&mp=115001
  5. ^ a b "捷運系統松山線簡介". Department of Rapid Transit Systems. 2010-09-01. Retrieved 2011-07-25. 
Preceding station   Taipei Metro   Following station
Brown Line
toward Taipei Zoo

Coordinates: 25°03′07″N 121°32′39″E / 25.051935°N 121.544044°E / 25.051935; 121.544044