Xinbeitou Station

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Xinbeitou Station (Sinbeitou Station)
新北投站
Xinbeitou Station.jpg
Xinbeitou Station exterior
Location
Municipality Taipei
District(s) Beitou
Address No. 700, Daye Rd.
Info
Type Elevated
History
Opened March 28, 1997
Rail services
Line(s)      Xinbeitou Branch Line (R27)
Daily Ridership 11,493 (2011)[1]
(Ranked 76th of 89)
Operator(s) Taipei Rapid Transit System
Aiga bus inv.svg There is a bus stop near this station.
Xinbeitou Station
Chinese 新北投站

The Taipei Metro Xinbeitou Station (formerly transliterated as Hsin Peitou Station from 1997 until 2003) is the terminal station on the Xinbeitou Branch Line located in Beitou District, Taipei, Taiwan. The location of the station used to be the terminal station for the now-defunct TRA Xinbeitou Line.

Station overview[edit]

Xinbeitou Station Concourse
Xinbeitou Station Platform
Former TRA Xinbeitou Station building

The elevated station features an island platform and one exit.[2] The station is known for being the closest to the Beitou hot springs.

History[edit]

TRA Station[edit]

  • April 1, 1916: The station opens as the terminus for the Xinbeitou Line as "Xinbeitou Parking Station".
  • 1937: Re-opens after renovation. The station and the tracks form a unique "T" configuration.
  • July 15, 1988: Service ceases with the discontinuation of service of the TRA Tamsui Line.

Taipei Metro Station[edit]

Station layout[edit]

2F Platform 2      Xinbeitou Branch Line toward Beitou (terminus) (not in use)
Island platform, Doors will open on the left, right
Platform 1      Xinbeitou Branch Line toward Beitou (terminus)
Street Level Concourse Entrance/Exit, lobby, information counter, automatic ticket dispensing machines, one-way faregates
Restrooms

Note: Since this station is the terminus of the branch line, one platform is designated as the arrival platform and the other as the departure platform. However, in actual service only one platform is used at any given time.

Exits[edit]

  • Single Exit: Intersection of Daye Rd. and Guangming Rd. Accessibility Elevator

Around the station[edit]

Preceding station   Taipei Metro   Following station
Terminus
Xinbeitou Branch Line Terminus

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: Xinbeitou". Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation. Retrieved 2010-06-15. 

Coordinates: 25°08′13″N 121°30′09″E / 25.136956°N 121.502368°E / 25.136956; 121.502368