Xindian Line (Taipei Metro)
Taipower Building Station Platform
|Locale||Taipei and New Taipei, Republic of China|
|Termini||Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall
|Opening||November 11, 1999|
|Operator(s)||Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation|
|Line length||11.2 km (7.0 mi)|
|No. of tracks||2|
|Track gauge||1,435 mm (4 ft 8 1⁄2 in)|
|Electrification||Third rail (750 volts DC)|
|Operating speed||80 km/h|
|Xindian Line (Taipei Metro)|
The Taipei Metro Xindian Line is an underground high-capacity line. The 11.2 km (7.0 mi)-route has 10 stations (including the partially elevated Xiaobitan Branch Line) and is part of the Green Line. The line runs under the Roosevelt Road, following the route of the former TRA Xindian Line—which ceased service in 1965— on its southern section. It serves the areas of Xindian, Jingmei, Gongguan, and Ximen.
- January 1991: Construction began on the Xindian Line.
- December 24, 1998: The segment from Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall-Guting opened for service.
- November 11, 1999: The rest of the line opened for service.
- August 31, 2000: The segment from Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall-Ximen opened for service (as the Xiaonanmen Line).
- September 29, 2004: The Xiaobitan Branch Line opened for service.
Over the years, three kinds of rolling stock were used on this line, as well as on the through services between Xindian and Tamsui. The first fleet of trains were the C301 cars. In 1997, C341 cars were added to the fleet. In 2007, a fleet of C371 cars replaced most of the original set.
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Will continue through then (2014)
|G11||Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall||中正紀念堂||Zhongzheng||Taipei|
(National Taiwan University)
|G2||Xindian District Office||新店區公所|
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