Tucheng Line (Taipei Metro)

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Tucheng Line
土城線
Taipei Metro Logo(Logo Only).svg
Yongning-Station.JPG
Overview
Type Rapid transit
Locale New Taipei,
 Republic of China (Taiwan)
Termini Fuzhong
Yongning (under construction to Dingpu)
Stations 5
Operation
Opening May 31, 2006
Operator(s) Taipei Rapid Transit System
Character Underground
Depot(s) Tucheng Depot
Rolling stock Siemens C321 and C341 trains
3 cars per set, 2 sets per train (6 cars)
Technical
Line length 7.5 km (4.7 mi)
No. of tracks 2
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
Electrification Third rail (750 volts DC)
Operating speed 80 km/h
Route map
Tucheng Line (Taipei Metro)
Traditional Chinese 土城線
Simplified Chinese 土城线

The Taipei Metro Tucheng Line is a high-capacity underground extension of the Banqiao and Nangang Lines (Blue Line). The line is 7.5 km long and consists of 5 stations with an extension under construction to Dingpu.[1]

History[edit]

Stations[edit]

Tucheng Line.PNG

Code Station Name Transfer Location
English Chinese
← Continues through Banqiao Line then Nangang Line
BL1 Fuzhong
(Lin Family Mansion and Garden)
府中
(林家花園)
Banqiao New Taipei
BL40 Far Eastern Hospital 亞東醫院
BL39 Haishan 海山 Tucheng
BL38 Tucheng 土城 Wanda-Zhonghe-Shulin Line (2020)
BL37 Yongning 永寧
BL36 Dingpu 頂埔 Sanying Line (TBD)

Future Expansion[edit]

An extension from Tucheng to Dingpu is currently under construction. It will consist of one station will be 2.0 km long with commercial service scheduled to begin in 2013.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "First Stage of Taipei MRT (Already under Revenue Service)". Department of Rapid Transit Systems, TCG. 2009-07-04. Retrieved 2010-12-11. 
  2. ^ "New Taipei MRT line brings city, county closer". The China Post. 2006-06-01. Retrieved 2010-12-11. 
  3. ^ "Second Stage of Taipei MRT (Approved MRT Lines)". Department of Rapid Transit Systems, TCG. 2009-07-04. Retrieved 2010-12-11.