St. Ignatius High School Station

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St. Ignatius High School Station
徐匯中學站
Saint Ignatius High School Station.JPG
St. Ignatius High School Station Platform 2
Location
Municipality New Taipei
District(s) Luzhou
Address B1, No. 3, Zhongshan 1st Rd.
Info
Type Underground
History
Opened November 3, 2010
Rail services
Line(s)      Luzhou Line (O45)
     Circular Line (Y21)
Daily Ridership 14,786 (2011)[1]
(Ranked 63rd of 89)
Operator(s) Taipei Rapid Transit System
Aiga bus inv.svg There is a bus stop near this station.
St. Ignatius High School Station
Traditional Chinese 徐匯中學站
Simplified Chinese 徐汇中学站

The Taipei Metro St. Ignatius High School Station is a station on the Luzhou Line located in Luzhou, New Taipei, Taiwan. The station opened on November 3, 2010. It is also a planned transfer station with the Circular Line.

Station overview[edit]

This three-level, underground station is located at the intersection of Jixian Rd. and Zhongxian 1st Rd.[2] and opened on November 3, 2010 with the opening of the Luzhou Line.[3][4]

Construction[edit]

Excavation depth for this station is around 32 meters. It is 151 meters in length and 23 meters wide.[5] It has two entrances, one emergency exit, one accessibility elevator, and two vent shafts.[3] Exit B is integrated with a joint development building.

For the Circular Line station, the platform level has already been set aside (according to the current station layout).[6]

Station Design[edit]

The theme for the station is be "Reeds Swaying in the Moonlight", as part of a common theme of egrets for the Luzhou Line.[3]

Station layout[edit]

Street Level Entrance/Exit Entrance/Exit
B1 Concourse Lobby, information desk, automatic ticket dispensing machines, one-way faregates
Restrooms (South side of station outside fare zone, near Exit 1)
B3 Platform 1      Luzhou Line toward Luzhou (Sanmin Senior High School)
Island platform, doors will open on the left
Platform 2      Luzhou Line toward Nanshijiao (Sanhe Junior High School)

Exits[edit]

  • Exit 1: St. Ignatius High School
  • Exit 2: Yongan N. Rd., Sec. 2 With accessibility elevator.

Around the station[edit]

  • Luzhou Post Office
  • St. Ignatius High School
  • Yongfu Elementary School
  • Nicaragua Park
  • Bihua Cloth Street
Preceding station   Taipei Metro   Following station
toward Luzhou
Orange Line
toward Nanshijiao

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Passenger Volume at Taipei Rapid Transit Stations". Taipei City Department of Transportation. 2012-01-20. Retrieved 2012-02-05. 
  2. ^ "St. Ignatius High School Station". Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation. Retrieved 2010-11-06. 
  3. ^ a b c "Introduction to Luzhou MRT Line". Department of Rapid Transis Systems. 2007-12-01. Retrieved 2010-06-17. 
  4. ^ "Second Stage of Taipei MRT (Approved MRT Lines)". Department of Rapid Transit Systems, TCG. 2010-03-12. Retrieved 2010-06-17. 
  5. ^ "Introduction to the MRT Luzhou Line". Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation. 2010-11-01. Retrieved 2010-11-24. 
  6. ^ "St. Ignatius High School Station Information Map". Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation. Retrieved 2010-12-31. 

Coordinates: 25°04′50″N 121°28′48″E / 25.080463°N 121.4801°E / 25.080463; 121.4801