|Shuanglian Station Platform|
|Address||No. 47, Minsheng W. Rd.|
|Opened||March 28, 1997|
|Line(s)||Tamsui Line (R15)
|Daily Ridership||42,405 (2011)
(Ranked 25th of 89)
|Operator(s)||Taipei Rapid Transit System|
The station is located underneath the metro park, near Minsheng West Road and Zhongshan North Road. The station is a two-level, underground structure with one island platform and two exits. The washrooms are inside the entrance area.
Public art in the station consists of a mural titled "Dawning Sail". Composed of 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.
- 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
- July 1993: DORTS decided to use the station as one of the trial stations for public art installations.
- March 28, 1997: Opened for service with the opening of the segment from Tamsui to Zhongshan.
|Street Level||Entrance/Exit||Entrance/Exit, Metro Park|
|B1||Lobby||Lobby, information desk, automatic ticket dispensing machines, one-way faregates|
|Zhongshan Metro Mall (south side of the station), Restrooms (in the underground mall)|
|B2||Platform 1||← Tamsui Line toward Tamsui/ Beitou (Minquan West Road)|
|Platform 2||→ Tamsui Line toward Xiangshan/ Daan (Zhongshan) →|
Other metro services
The station is an entrance to the Zhongshan Underground Metro Mall, connecting (between this station and Zhongshan Station).
Around the station
- Mackay Commemorative Hospital
- Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation Headquarters
- Tatong District Main Office
- Taipei Imperial Hotel
- Minxiang Park
- Taipei City Archives
- Lin Liu-hsin Puppet Theatre Museum
- Ministry of Labor
|Preceding station||Taipei Metro||Following station|
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Shuanglian Station.|
- "Passenger Volume at Taipei Rapid Transit Stations". Taipei City Department of Transportation. 2012-01-20. Retrieved 2012-02-05.
- "Route Map:Shuanglian". Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation.
- "Public Art on the Tamsui Line". Department of Rapid Transit Systems. Retrieved 2010-12-07.
- "Third Stage of Taipei MRT (Planned MRT Routes)". Department of Rapid Transit Systems. 2010-03-12. Retrieved 2010-06-22.
- "Metro Taipei Headquarters". Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation Headquarters. May 2002.
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