Shuanglian Station Platform
Address No. 47, Minsheng W. Rd.
Opened March 28, 1997
Tamsui Line ( ) R15
Daily Ridership 42,405 (2011)
(Ranked 25 th of 89)
Taipei Rapid Transit System
There is a bus stop near this station.
Taipei Metro Shuanglian Station is located between the Zhongshan and Datong districts in Taipei, Taiwan. It is a station of the Tamsui Line ( Red Line).
Station overview [ edit ]
Shuanglian Station faregates.
Exit 2 of Shuanglian Station.
The station is located underneath the metro park, near Minsheng West Road and Zhongshan North Road. The station is an underground structure with one
island platform and two exits. The [2 ] washrooms are inside the entrance area.
Public art in the station consists of a
mural titled "Dawning Sail". Composed of [3 ] porcelain enamel, the mural reflects Shuanglian's rich historical past from its role as a once-prosperous trading post on the Tamsui River to new developments in the area.
The station is a planned transfer station with the
Minsheng-Xizhi Line. [4 ]
History [ edit ]
TRA Station [ edit ]
August 17, 1916: Opened for service on the Tamsui Railroad Line as "Shuanglian Parking Station".
1943: The station re-opened after renovation.
In the past, there was a goods loading center near the station. Thus, it became a major transfer center on the Tamsui Line.
July 15, 1988: Closed along with the
TRA Tamsui Line.
Taipei Metro Station [ edit ]
July 1993: DORTS decided to use the station as one of the trial stations for public art installations.
[3 ] March 28, 1997: Opened for service with the opening of the segment from
Tamsui to Zhongshan.
Station layout [ edit ]
Exit 1: Minsheng W. Rd.
Exit 2: Minsheng W. Rd.
Other metro services [ edit ]
The station is an entrance to the Zhongshan Underground Metro Mall, connecting (between this station and
Around the station [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
Coordinates: 25°03′27″N 121°31′15″E / 25.0575715°N 121.5207276°E