Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center Station
Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center Station
|Location||No. 32, Sec. 1, Nangang Rd.
|Opened||July 4, 2009|
|Passengers||29,487 daily (2011)
(Ranked 39th of 89)
|Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center Station|
The Taipei Metro Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center Station is located in Nangang District, Taipei, Taiwan at the south end of Nangang Business Park (north of Nangang Road, Sec. 1). It is a terminal station on both the Neihu Line and the Nangang Line, and serves the Nangang, Neihu, and Xizhi districts.
The station is divided into an elevated and underground portion, each serving different lines. The elevated portion of the station serving the medium-capacity Neihu Line features an island platform and a platform elevator located on the west side of the concourse level. The station is 125 m (410 ft) long and 26 m (85 ft) wide, while the elevated platform is 93 m (305 ft) long. It is equipped with platform screen doors.
The high-capacity Nangang Line section is a three-level, underground station, and is also equipped with platform screen doors. It has an island platform and is 128 m (420 ft) long and 18.5 m (61 ft) meters wide. The station (serving the Nangang Line eastern extension) passes through tunnels belonging to the Taiwan Railway Administration and Taiwan High Speed Rail before terminating at this station. The station is expected to serve as a transfer station for around 200,000 commuters per month. Preliminary inspections began on January 9, 2011, and the extension opened on February 27, 2011. The opening of the station is responsible for increasing the system's ridership by over 16,000 passengers per day.
Before the Nangang Line portion of the station was completed, the station already served as a transfer station via a free shuttle bus to Nangang Station. The shuttle bus service came to an end with the opening of the Nangang Line platform.
As one of the stations chosen for public art projects on the Neihu Line, the station design and artwork reflect the development of the adjacent business park. The design theme of the station is "Light and Shadow". The roof of the platform utilizes a large-span truss space and the sides of the platform use ripples to reflect sunlight. Public art consists of three pieces: "Fleeting Light", "Flying Shadow", and "River in the Sky". "Fleeting Light" uses images of flowing water to decorate the entrance columns, "Flying Shadow" is located outside the curtain wall, and "River in the Sky" (above the Neihu Line platform) shows the flickers of flowing water.
The Nangang Line concourse features a piece called "Our Personal Public Art" featuring LCD screen displaying images of chronicling the development of human civilization. In the underground passageway, another piece titled "Fast and Slow" has anodized aluminum panels and light panels controlled by motion sensors.
The station was initially going to be named Nangang Business Park South, but was later changed to its current name.
- June 16, 2003: Construction of the Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center Station begins.
- February 28, 2009: Station construction of the elevated portion is completed.
- July 4, 2009: The station begins operations with the opening of the Neihu Line.
- December 3, 2010: Taipei Mayor Hau Lung-pin made a special inspection visit to the station to assess construction of the Nangang Line extension. Heat, ventilation, and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems had been completed, along with tunneling and trackwork. Stability testing of the electrical and mechanical systems were still ongoing.
- January 9, 2011: The station passed preliminary inspections. The second and third phase inspections will occur in the following weeks.
- February 27, 2011: The Nangang Line extension opened for revenue service. Although the extension opened at 2 PM, by 6 PM over 1.1 million people had used the entire system, a 229,000 passenger increase from the same period the previous week.
|3F||Platform 1||← ‹See TfD› Neihu Line termination platform|
|Island platform, doors will open on the left|
|Platform 2||→ ‹See TfD› Neihu Line toward Taipei Zoo (Nangang Software Park) →|
|2F||Connecting Level||Air Conditioning Facilities and Machinery |
|1F||Street Level||Entrance/Exit, lobby, information desk
automatic ticket dispensing machines, one-way faregates, Restrooms
|Underground parking lot|
|Underground Passage to Exit A and Neihu Line Station|
|B2||Concourse||Entrance/Exit, lobby, information desk, automatic ticket dispensing machines, one-way faregates, Restrooms|
|B3||Platform 1||→ ‹See TfD› Nangang Line toward Yongning/ Far Eastern Hospital (Nangang) →|
|Island platform, doors will open on the left/ right|
|Platform 2||→ ‹See TfD› Nangang Line toward Yongning/ Far Eastern Hospital (Nangang) →|
- Exit 1: Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center (East side Jingmao Road, Sec. 2)
- Exit 2: Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center (Intersection of Jingmao Road and Nangang Road)
- Exit 2A: Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center (Intersection of Jingmao Road and Nangang Road)
- Exit 3: Nangang Road, Sec. 1
- Exit 4: Jingmao Road, Sec. 1
- Exit 5: Academia Road, Sec. 1
- Exit 6: Nangang Road, Sec. 1
- Exit 7: Chengzheng Junior High School
Around the station
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- Taipei World Trade Center Nangang Exhibition Hall
- Nankang Software Park
- Taipei Metro Neihu Depot
- Chengzheng Junior High School
- National Civil Service Institute
- Nanxi Park
- Gangzikou De'an Temple
- Academia Sinica
- China University of Science and Technology
|Preceding station||Taipei Metro||Following station|
toward Taipei Zoo
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