Tucheng Station (Taipei Metro)

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For the metro station of the same name in Tianjin, see Tucheng Station (Tianjin Metro).
Tucheng Station
土城站
Tucheng Station Platform.jpg
Tucheng Station Platform
Location
Municipality New Taipei
District(s) Tucheng
Address B1F, No. 105, Sec. 1, Jincheng Rd.
Info
Type Underground
History
Opened May 31, 2006
Rail services
Line(s)      Tucheng Line (BL38)
Daily Ridership (2011)[1]
(Ranked of 89)
Operator(s) Taipei Rapid Transit System
Aiga bus inv.svg There is a bus stop near this station.
Tucheng Station (Taipei Metro)
Chinese 土城站

The Taipei Metro Tucheng Station is a station on the Tucheng Line located in Tucheng District, New Taipei, Taiwan.[2]

Station layout[edit]

L1 Street Level Exit/ Entrance
B1 Concourse Lobby, toilets, one-way ticket machine, information desk
B2 Platform 1      Tucheng Line towards Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center (Haishan)
Island platform, Doors will open on the left
Platform 2      Tucheng Line towards Yongning (Terminus)
Tucheng Station Exit 1.

It is a two-level, underground station with an island platform configuration and has three exits. The station is located underneath Jincheng Rd. at its intersection with Heping Rd.

It is a planned transfer station with the Wanda-Shulin Line, scheduled to open in 2018.[3]

History[edit]

  • May 31, 2006: Opened for service with the opening of the segment from Fuzhong to Yongning.

Public art[edit]

Public art for the station consists of a faux archeological piece titled "The Legend of Gold Town". Produced through high-tech means, the piece is displayed similarly to how excavated artifacts are displayed. It depicts historical diversity and the development of the Tucheng area and represent the creativity and local characteristics of Tucheng.[4]

Exits[edit]

  • Exit 1: Jincheng Rd. Sec. 1 Accessibility Elevator
  • Exit 2: Intersection of Jincheng Rd. Sec. 1 and Heping Rd.
  • Exit 3: Jingcheng Rd. Sec. 1

Around the station[edit]

Preceding station   Taipei Metro   Following station
Terminus
Blue Line

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Passenger Volume at Taipei Rapid Transit Stations". Taipei City Department of Transportation. 2012-01-20. Retrieved 2012-02-05. 
  2. ^ "Route Map: Tucheng". 
  3. ^ "Third Stage of Taipei MRT (Planned MRT Routes)". Department of Rapid Transit Systems. 2010-03-12. Retrieved 2010-06-21. 
  4. ^ "Public Art on the Tucheng Line". Department of Rapid Transit Systems. Retrieved 2010-12-09. 

Coordinates: 25°05′28″N 121°33′35″E / 25.091075°N 121.559834°E / 25.091075; 121.559834