Nanshijiao Station

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Nanshijiao Station
南勢角站
Nanshijiao Station Platform.JPG
Nanshijiao Station Platform 2
Location
Municipality New Taipei
District(s) Zhonghe
Address No. 6, Jieyun Rd.
Info
Type Underground
History
Opened December 24, 1998
Rail services
Line(s)      Zhonghe Line (O19)
Daily Ridership 32,424 (2011)[1]
(Ranked 37th of 89)
Operator(s) Taipei Rapid Transit System
Aiga bus inv.svg There is a bus stop near this station.
Nanshijiao Station
Chinese 南勢角站
Simplified Chinese 南势角站

The Taipei Metro Nanshijiao Station is the southern terminus of the Zhonghe Line (part of the Orange Line) located in Zhonghe District, New Taipei City, Taiwan. It is built on the site of the old Zhonghe Railway Station, which ceased operations in 1990.

Station overview[edit]

Public art ("Transit Tune") overhanging the station platform.

This four-level,[2] underground station has an island platform and four exits.[3] The area above ground is currently being developed into a new high-rise building.[4]

The Taipei Metro Zhonghe Depot is located on the southeast side of the station.[5]

Public Art[edit]

Art in this station has a theme of "Youth Melody" and cost NT$4,999,000.[6] It includes numerous pieces of colorful public art created by local artist Jun Lai and was completed on November 30, 1998.[7][8] Consisting of 12 sculptures (3 hung from the ceiling; 9 hung on the walls), they symbolize the passion of youth with a light, joyful tone.[9]

Station layout[edit]

1F Street Level Entrances/Exits
B3 Concourse Lobby, information desk, toilets, automatic ticket machines, one-way faregates
B4 Platform 1      Zhonghe Line toward Huilong/ Luzhou (Jingan)
Island platform, doors will open on the left, right
Platform 2      Zhonghe Line toward Huilong/ Luzhou (Jingan)

Exits[edit]

  • Exit 1: Nanshan Rd.
  • Exit 2: Helping St.
  • Exit 3: Jieyun Rd. With accessibility elevator
  • Exit 4: Xingnan Rd. Sec.1 (Singnan Rd. Sec.1)

Around the station[edit]

The area around the station is home to the majority of the Burmese immigrants living in Taiwan, especially Huaxin Street (華新街), which is replete with Burmese restaurants and shops.[10]

Bus stops are located outside Exits 1 and 4.

  • Xingnan Night Market - Exit 4
  • Jingxin Elementary School
  • Xingnan Elementary School
  • Fuxing Elementary School
  • Zhonghe Junior High School
  • Taipei Metro Zhonghe Depot
  • Helping Dusk Market
  • Hwa Hsia Institute of Technology
  • Hongludi Temple, which venerates Tu Di Gong

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Passenger Volume at Taipei Rapid Transit Stations". Taipei City Department of Transportation. 2012-01-20. Retrieved 2012-02-05. 
  2. ^ "第二章 站場規劃" (in Chinese). Department of Rapid Transit Systems. Retrieved 2011-02-20. 
  3. ^ "Route Map: Nanshijiao Station". Department of Rapid Transit Systems. Retrieved 2011-11-15. 
  4. ^ "Taipei Government Department of Transport" (in Chinese). Retrieved 2008-07-16. [dead link]
  5. ^ "Nanshijiao". Department of Rapid Transit Systems. Retrieved 2010-06-16. 
  6. ^ "南勢角站". Department of Rapid Transit Systems. Retrieved 2010-06-16. 
  7. ^ "Taipei Times". Retrieved 2008-07-16. 
  8. ^ "公共藝術總表". Department of Rapid Transit Systems. 2010-01-13. Retrieved 2010-06-16. 
  9. ^ "Public Art on the Zhonghe Line". Department of Rapid Transit Systems. Retrieved 2010-12-07. 
  10. ^ "American Chamber of Commerce". Retrieved 2008-07-16. [dead link]
Preceding station   Taipei Metro   Following station
toward Huilong/ Luzhou
Orange Line Terminus

Coordinates: 24°59′23″N 121°30′33″E / 24.98972°N 121.50917°E / 24.98972; 121.50917