Yongning Station

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Yongning Station
永寧站
Yongning-Station.JPG
Yongning Station platform
Location B1F, No. 105, Sec. 3, Zhongyang Rd.
Tucheng, New Taipei
Taiwan
Operated by
Line(s)
Connections Bus stop
Construction
Structure type Underground
History
Opened May 31, 2006
Traffic
Passengers 29,293 daily (2011)[1]
(Ranked 41st of 89)
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, automatic ticket dispensing machine, information desk, one-way faregates
Restrooms (Outside fare zone near Exit 2 and 3)
B2 Platform 1 ‹See TfD›      Tucheng Line towards Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center (Tucheng)
Island platform, Doors will open on the left/ right
Platform 2 ‹See TfD›      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" (PDF). 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