Xinpu Station (Taipei Metro)

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For the railway station of the same name in Miaoli County, see Xinpu Station (TRA).
Xinpu Station
新埔站
Platform in Xinpu MRT Station.JPG
Xinpu Station platform
Location B1F, No. 2, Sec. 3, Minsheng Rd.
Banqiao, New Taipei
Taiwan
Operated by
Line(s)
Connections Bus stop
Construction
Structure type Underground
History
Opened August 31, 2000
Traffic
Passengers 81,542 daily (2011)[1]
(Ranked 5th of 89)

Taipei Metro Xinpu Station (formerly transliterated as Hsinpu Station from 2000 until 2003) is a station on the Banqiao Line located in Banqiao District, New Taipei City, Taiwan.

Station overview[edit]

Xinpu Station platform level.
Xinpu Station Exit 5.

This two-level, underground station has an island platform and four exits.[2] It is 250 meters away from the planned Xinpu Minsheng Station of the Circular Line, scheduled to open in 2015.

History[edit]

  • August 31, 2000: Opened for service with the opening of the segment between Jiangzicui and Xinpu.
  • May 31, 2006: Service is extended through to Fuzhong, thus joining with the Tucheng Line.

Station layout[edit]

L1 Street Level Exit/ Entrance
B1 Concourse Lobby, automatic ticket dispensing machine, information desk, one-way faregates
Restrooms (North side, outside fare zone near Exits 4 and 5)
B2 Platform 1 ‹See TfD›      Banqiao Line towards Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center (Jiangzicui)
Island platform, Doors will open on the left
Platform 2 ‹See TfD›      Banqiao Line towards Yongning/ Far Eastern Hospital (Banqiao)

Exits[edit]

  • Exit 1: Intersection of Wenhua Rd. Sec. 1 and Minsheng Rd. Sec. 3, beside the Xinpu Market
  • Exit 2: Intersection of Wenhua Rd. Sec. 1 and Minsheng Rd. Sec. 2, beside the Forward Hotel
  • Exit 3: Intersection of Wenhua Rd. Sec. 2 and Minsheng Rd. 2, beside the King building
  • Exit 4: Intersection of Wenhua Rd. Sec. 2 and Minsheng Rd. Sec. 2
  • Exit 5: Intersection of Wenhua Rd. Sec. 2 and Minsheng Rd. Sec. 3, beside the Far Eastern International Bank Accessibility Elevator.

Around the station[edit]

Preceding station   Taipei Metro   Following station
toward Yongning
Blue Line

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Passenger Volume at Taipei Rapid Transit Stations" (PDF). Taipei City Department of Transportation. 2012-01-20. Retrieved 2012-02-05. 
  2. ^ "Route Map: Xinpu". Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation. Retrieved 2010-06-20. 

Coordinates: 25°01′25″N 121°28′06″E / 25.023706°N 121.4684°E / 25.023706; 121.4684