Zhongshan Station

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For the Antarctic science research station, see Antarctic Zhongshan Station. For the railway station in Zhongshan, China, see Zhongshan Station (Zhongshan).
Zhongshan Station
中山站
Zhongshan Station Danshui Line Platform.JPG
Zhongshan Station platform
Location
Municipality Taipei
District(s) Zhongshan, Datong
Address No.16, Nanjing W. Rd
Info
Type Underground
History
Opened March 28, 1997
Rail services
Line(s)      Tamsui Line (R14)
     Songshan Line (G16)
Daily Ridership 61,926 (2011)[1]
(Ranked 9th of 89)
Operator(s) Taipei Rapid Transit System
Aiga bus inv.svg There is a bus stop near this station.
Zhongshan Station
Chinese 中山站

The Taipei Metro Zhongshan Station (Chinese: 中山站; pinyin: Zhōngshān Zhàn) is a station on the Tamsui Line, located on the border of Zhongshan and Datong districts, Taipei, Taiwan. It is located in the middle of the underground Zhongshan Metro Mall.

Station overview[edit]

Zhongshan Station Exit 1.
Zhongshan Station faregates.

The station is an underground structure with an island platform and three exits.[2] The washrooms are inside the entrance area. It is located at the intersection of Nanjing West Rd. and the Metro Park (near Chengde Rd. and Zhongshan North Rd.).

It is a planned transfer station with the Songshan Line, currently under construction and scheduled to open in 2013.[3]

Construction[edit]

The Songshan Line station will add two additional exits and renovate two existing exits.[4] When completed, the station will be a four-level, underground station. The Songshan Line station will be 26 m (85 ft) deep and will be 176 m (577 ft) long and 23 m (75 ft) meters wide.

Public Art[edit]

The new Songshan Line station will have a theme of "Happy Transit".

History[edit]

  • March 28, 1997: Opened for service with the opening of the segment from Tamsui to Zhongshan.
  • December 25, 1997: The Tamsui Line extended south from the current station to Shuanglian Station.

Station layout[edit]

Street Level Entrance/Exit Entrance/Exit, Metro Park
B1 Lobby Lobby, information counter, automatic ticket dispensing machines, one-way faregates
Zhongshan Art Corridor, Zhongshan Metro Mall (south side of station)
Restroms (inside mall)
B2 Platform 1      Tamsui Line toward Tamsui or Beitou (Shuanglian)
Island platform, Doors will open on the left
Platform 2      Tamsui Line toward Xindian or Xiangshan (Taipei Main Station)
B3 Passage Level Escalators, elevators to Concourse and Platform levels
B4 Platform Songshan Line (under construction) toward Songshan (Songjiang Nanjing)
Island platform, under construction
Platform Songshan Line (under construction) toward Xindian (Beimen)

Exits[edit]

  • Exit 1: Nanjing East Rd.
  • Exit 2: Nanjing East Rd. Accessibility Elevator
  • Exit 3: Nanjing East Rd.
  • Exit 4: Nanjing East Rd.
  • Exits 5 & 6 are under construction.

Note: Exit 4 was recently reconstructed with transparent, self-cleaning glass to better integrate with nearby department stores.[5]

Other metro services[edit]

The station is an entrance to the Zhongshan Metro Mall, connecting (between this station and Shuanglian Station).

Around the station[edit]

Preceding station   Taipei Metro   Following station
toward Tamsui/ Beitou
Red Line
toward Xindian

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: Zhongshan". Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation. Retrieved 2010-06-22. 
  3. ^ "Second Stage of Taipei MRT (Approved MRT Routes)". Department of Rapid Transit Systems. 2010-03-12. Retrieved 2010-06-19. 
  4. ^ "捷運系統松山線簡介". Department of Rapid Transit Systems. 2006-12-01. Retrieved 2011-07-25. 
  5. ^ "整潔、明亮、透視度最佳的出入口 捷運中山站4號出入口". Department of Rapid Transit Systems. 2009-05-01. Retrieved 2010-06-19. 
  6. ^ "Jancheng Junior High School". Taipei Municipal Jan Cheng Junior High School. 2002-05-01. Retrieved 2008-06-16. [dead link]

Coordinates: 25°03′10″N 121°31′13″E / 25.052698°N 121.520398°E / 25.052698; 121.520398