THSR Hsinchu Station

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This article is about THSR Hsinchu Station. For the transferable TRA station, see Liujia Station.
THSR Hsinchu Station
高鐵新竹站
Taiwan HighSpeedRail HsinChu Station 3.JPG
THSR Hsinchu Station Exterior
Location
County Hsinchu
City Zhubei
Address No. 6, Kaotie Si Rd.[1]
Info
Type Elevated
History
Opened November 7, 2006
Rail services
Line(s)      Taiwan High Speed Rail (HSC)
Daily Ridership 25,067 (2013)[2]
Operator(s) Taiwan High Speed Rail
Aiga bus inv.svg There is a bus stop near this station.

THSR Hsinchu Station (Chinese: 高鐵新竹站; pinyin: Gāotiě Xīnzhú Zhàn) is an elevated station of Taiwan High Speed Rail located in Zhubei, Hsinchu County, Taiwan. It opened for service in 2006. The THSR Hsinchu Station was designed by Taiwanese architect Kris Yao.

Overview[edit]

THSR Hsinchu Station concourse
THSR Hsinchu Station waiting area

The station has two side platforms and is the smallest station on the system. The newly opened Taiwan Railway Administration Liujia Line (a spur of the 12 km (7.5 mi) Neiwan Line) links the high-speed rail station with the TRA Hsinchu Station.[3][4] Liujia Line opened service in 11 November 2011.[3][5]

The station was designed by Kris Yao and constructed by Daiho Corporation.[6] Construction began in July 2002 and was completed in October 2006, and covers a building site area of 10,451 m2 (112,490 sq ft) and a total floor area of 20,360 m2 (219,200 sq ft).[6]

Station layout[edit]

3F
Side platform
Platform 1 THSR toward Taipei (Taoyuan)
Platform 2 THSR toward Zuoying (Taichung)
Side platform
2F Connecting Level Faregates, waiting area, nursery
Street Level Concourse Entrance/Exit, ticketing, automatic ticket machines, restrooms, information desk
Tourism counter, stores
Parking lot, transfer station, taxi stand, drop-off area

Around the station[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Destinations". Taiwan High Speed Rail. Retrieved 2010-08-24. 
  2. ^ "Table 2-9 Passenger Traffic of High-Speed Rail Stations". Ministry of Transportation and Communications. January 2014. Retrieved 2014-03-1.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  3. ^ a b "New rails to link high speed and TRA trains". The China Post. 2010-03-03. Retrieved 2010-10-08. 
  4. ^ "內灣計畫". Railway Reconstruction Bureau. Retrieved 2011-01-20. 
  5. ^ Marchant, John Scott (11 November 2011). "Hsinchu’s Neiwan Line steams back to life". Taiwan Today. Retrieved 12 November 2011. 
  6. ^ a b "Taiwan High Speed Rail Project". Daiho Corporation. Retrieved 2011-01-23. 
Preceding station   Taiwan High Speed Rail   Following station
toward Taipei
Taiwan High Speed Rail
toward Zuoying

Coordinates: 24°48′30.36″N 121°2′24.86″E / 24.8084333°N 121.0402389°E / 24.8084333; 121.0402389