Wende Station

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Wende Station
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Wende Station
Location
Municipality Taipei
District(s) Neihu
Address No. 214, Wende Rd.
Info
Type Elevated
History
Opened July 4, 2009
Rail services
Line(s)      Neihu Line (B5)
Daily Ridership 8,260 (2011)[1]
(Ranked 80th of 89)
Operator(s) Taipei Rapid Transit System
Aiga bus inv.svg There is a bus stop near this station.
Wende Station
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The Taipei Metro Wende Station is located in the Neihu District in Taipei, Taiwan. It is a station on the Neihu Line.

Station overview[edit]

Wende Station Escalator and Platform
Wende Station Platform

This elevated station features two side platforms, two exits, and a platform elevator located on the north side of the concourse level.[2]

Public art for the station consists of a piece titled "Dancing Birds". It comprises one of the station walls and depicts dancing egrets in Bihu Park with the use of digital images and mosaic inlaying.[3]

Two mechanical parking towers behind the station allow for over 300 parking spaces.[4] The towers are a type of elevator parking system; vehicles can be parked and retrieved on the same rotating lift table.

History[edit]

  • February 22, 2009: Wende Station construction is completed.
  • July 4, 2009: Begins operations with the opening of the Neihu Line.

Station layout[edit]

3F Connecting Level Overhead Bridge
2F
South Concourse Information counter, automatic ticket dispensing machine, one-way faregates
restrooms, Escalator towards Exit 2
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Platform 1      Neihu Line toward Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center (Neihu)
Platform 2      Neihu Line toward Taipei Zoo (Gangqian)
Side platform, doors will open on the right
North Concourse Information counter, automatic ticket dispensing machine, one-way faregates
restrooms, Escalator towards Exit 1
1F
Street Level Entrance/Exit

Around the station[edit]

Preceding station   Taipei Metro   Following station
Brown Line
toward Taipei Zoo

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: Wende". Department of Rapid Transit Systems, TCG. 2009-06-30. Retrieved 2010-12-07. 
  3. ^ "Public Art on the Neihu Line". Department of Rapid Transit Systems. Retrieved 2010-12-07. 
  4. ^ "捷運櫥窗 Information Platform: 內湖線文德站停車塔工程". Department of Rapid Transit Systems. 2008-02-01. Retrieved 2010-06-19. 

Coordinates: 25°04′43″N 121°35′05″E / 25.078734°N 121.584754°E / 25.078734; 121.584754