THSR Tainan Station

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This article is about THSR Tainan Station. For the union TRA station, see Shalun Station.
THSR Tainan Station
高鐵台南站
THSR Tainan Station Main Lobby.jpg
Concourse of Tainan Station
Location
City Tainan
District(s) Guiren
Address No. 100, Gueiren Blvd[1]
Info
Type Elevated
Platforms 2
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
History
Opened November 3, 2006
Rail services
Line(s)      Taiwan High Speed Rail (TNN)
Daily Ridership 17,960 (2013)[2]
Operator(s) Taiwan High Speed Rail
Aiga bus inv.svg There is a medium bus rotary at this station.
Direction sign of TRA platform which is behind ticket barrier in THSR Tainan Station.
There is gateway connected the THSR Tainan Station with Shalun Station.

THSR Tainan Station (高鐵台南站) is a Taiwan High Speed Rail station located in Guiren District, Tainan City, Taiwan. Besides the Shuttle Bus service, passengers can transfer to downtown Tainan and other towns in the greater Tainan area by local train of TRA Shalun Line .

Overview[edit]

Tainan station was designed by Fei & Cheng Associates and constructed primarily by Shimizu Corporation. The total floor area is 28,708 m2 (309,010 sq ft) and is constructed from steel and reinforced concrete.[3] The station is an elevated structure with two side platforms.

The roof of the station building and the platform are horizontally connected, and an oval-shaped skylight is installed in the center of the station hall.

History[edit]

  • November 3, 2006: Opened for service.
  • January 5, 2007: The segment from Banciao to Zuoying opened for service. Trains begin stopping at Tainan Station.

Platform layout[edit]

4 2A Taiwan High Speed Rail (Southbound) Toward Zuoying
3
2
Taiwan High Speed Rail
(Passing tracks)
1 1A Taiwan High Speed Rail (Northbound) Toward Chiayi, Taichung, Taoyuan, Taipei

Station layout[edit]

3F
Side platform
Platform 2 THSR toward Zuoying (Terminus)
Passing track THSR through service
Passing track THSR through service
Platform 1 THSR toward Taipei (Chiayi)
Side platform
2F Connecting Level Ticketing gates, waiting area, infant care room.

The skywalk connected THSR Station with TRA Shalun Station.

Ground Level Lobby Entrance/Exit, ticketing, automatic ticketing machines, restrooms, information desk
Parking lot, transfer station, taxi stand, drop-off area

Shuttle Bus[edit]

The station has a Bus stop located nearby Exit 2.

  • Bus Route[4]
    • 【H31】 HSR Tainan Station ─ Tainan City Hall
    • 【H62】 HSR Tainan Station ─ Chimei Hospital
    • 【R3】 HSR Tainan Station ─ Tainan AirportTRA Tainan Station
    • 【R14】 HSR Tainan Station ─ Downtown GuirenGuanmiao

Around the station[edit]

Image gallery[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Destinations". Taiwan High Speed Rail. Retrieved 2010-07-12. 
  2. ^ "Table 2-9 Passenger Traffic of High-Speed Rail Stations". Ministry of Transportation and Communications. January 2014. Retrieved 2014-03-1. 
  3. ^ "Taiwan High Speed Tainan Station". Fei & Cheng Associates. Retrieved 2012-08-07. 
  4. ^ "Bus Routing Information". 臺南市公車動態資訊系統. Retrieved 2013-08-12. 
Preceding station   Taiwan High Speed Rail   Following station
toward Taipei
Taiwan High Speed Rail
Terminus

Coordinates: 22°55′29.07″N 120°17′8.76″E / 22.9247417°N 120.2857667°E / 22.9247417; 120.2857667