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 a planned transfer station between the Tamsui Line and Songshan Line. The station opened on March 28, 1997 for traffic on the Tamsui Line, and Songshan Line services opened on November 15, 2014. It is located in the middle of the underground Zhongshan Metro Mall.

Station overview[edit]

Zhongshan Station Exit 1.
Zhongshan Station faregates.
Zhongshan Station Line 3 Platfrom

The station is an underground structure with an island platform and four exits when Tamsui Line opend.[2]It is located at the intersection of Nanjing West Rd. and the Metro Park (near Chengde Rd. and Zhongshan North Rd.). It's also a transfer station with the Songshan Line.

The Songshan Line station add two additional exits and renovate two existing exits.[3] The station is a four-level, underground station. The Songshan Line station is 26 m (85 ft) deep and 176 m (577 ft) long and 23 m (75 ft) meters wide.

Public Art[edit]

Note: Exit 4 was recently reconstructed with transparent, self-cleaning glass to better integrate with nearby department stores.[4] 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 Taipei Main Station.
  • November 15, 2014: Songshan Line opened for services.

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/ Beitou (Shuanglian)
Island platform, doors will open on the left
Platform 2      Tamsui Line toward Xiangshan/ Daan (Taipei Main Station)
B3 Passage Level Escalators, elevators to Concourse and Platform levels
B4 Platform 3      Songshan Line toward Songshan (Songjiang Nanjing)
Island platform, doors will open on the left
Platform 4      Songshan Line toward Xindian/ Taipower Building (Beimen)

Exits[edit]

  • Exit 1: Shin Kong Mitsukoshi Department Store No. 2
  • Exit 2: Shin Kong Mitsukoshi Department Store Benguan
  • Exit 3: Zhongshan N. Rd. Sec. 2
  • Exit 4: Shin Kong Mitsukoshi Department Store No.3 Accessibility Elevator
  • Exit 5: Chifeng St. Accessibility Elevator
  • Exit 6: Chengde Rd. Sec. 1 Accessibility Elevator

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
Red Line
toward 
toward Songshan
Green 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. ^ "捷運系統松山線簡介". Department of Rapid Transit Systems. 2006-12-01. Retrieved 2011-07-25. 
  4. ^ "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. 
  5. ^ "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