Yongning Station

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Yongning Station
永寧站
Yongning-Station.JPG
Yongning Station platform
Location
Municipality New Taipei
District(s) Tucheng
Address B1F, No. 105, Sec. 3, Zhongyang Rd.
Info
Type Underground
History
Opened May 31, 2006
Rail services
Line(s)      Tucheng Line (BL37)
Daily Ridership 29,293 (2011)[1]
(Ranked 41st of 89)
Operator(s) Taipei Rapid Transit System
Aiga bus inv.svg There is a bus stop near this station.
Yongning Station
Traditional Chinese 永寧站
Simplified Chinese 永宁站

The Taipei Metro Yongning Station is the current terminal station of the Tucheng Line (Blue Line) located in Tucheng District, New Taipei City, 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 (Tucheng)
Island platform, Doors will open on the left/right
Platform 2      Tucheng Line towards Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center (Tucheng)
Yongning Station Exit 1.

The station is a two-level, underground station with an island platform and four exits. It is located at the intersection of Zhongyang Rd. and Chengtian Rd.

Public Art[edit]

Exhibits of artifacts from nearby Zhanlong Mountain and Tudigong Mountain, which were discovered close to Yongning Station, are on display. The theme for the artifacts is "Time & Debris".[3] The two main pieces are called "The Splinter of Time" and "86400". Both pieces seek to express the sensation of time, with "86400" signifying the number of seconds in a day.[4] It was completed in March 2006 and cost NT$4,000,000.[5]

Exits[edit]

  • Exit 1: Intersection of Lane 98, Zhongyang Rd. Sec. 3 and Chengtian Rd. With accessibility elevator
  • Exit 2: Beside the parking lot which is located on the intersection of Zhongyang Rd. Sec. 3 and Chengtian Rd. Accessibility Elevator
  • Exit 3: East side of Zhongyang Rd. Sec. 3, adjacent to Lane 69
  • Exit 4: West side of Zhongyang Rd. Sec. 3, beside Lane 76

Around the station[edit]

  • Chengtianchan Temple
  • Tucheng Industrial District
  • National Highway No. 3
  • Taiwan Textile Research Institute
  • Hua Nan Commercial Bank, Ltd. (between this station and Tucheng Station)
  • Tucheng Junior High School
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: Yongning". 
  3. ^ "永寧站的 「時間.碎片」". Department of Rapid Transit Systems. 2005-08-01. Retrieved 2010-06-18. 
  4. ^ "Public Art on the Tucheng Line". Department of Rapid Transit Systems. Retrieved 2010-12-09. 
  5. ^ "永寧站". Department of Rapid Transit Systems. Retrieved 2010-06-18. 

Coordinates: 24°58′00″N 121°26′10″E / 24.966597°N 121.436121°E / 24.966597; 121.436121