Changhua railway station

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Changhua

彰化
Taiwan Railways Administration
TRA railway station
Changhua Station.jpg
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese彰化
General information
Location1 Sanmin Rd
Changhua, Changhua County[1]
Taiwan
Coordinates24°04′54″N 120°32′19″E / 24.0817°N 120.5385°E / 24.0817; 120.5385Coordinates: 24°04′54″N 120°32′19″E / 24.0817°N 120.5385°E / 24.0817; 120.5385[1]
Line(s)
Distance210.9 km to Keelung via Taichung[2]
Connections
Construction
Structure typeGround level
Other information
Station code
  • 149 (three-digit)[1]
  • 1120 (four-digit)[1]
  • A49 (statistical)[4]
ClassificationFirst class (Chinese: 一等)[3]
Websitewww.railway.gov.tw/Changhua/ (in Chinese)
History
Opened1905-03-26[5]
Rebuilt1958
Electrified1978-10-25[6]
Previous namesShōka (Japanese: 彰化)
Key dates
1918Rebuilt
Traffic
Passengers (2017)11.064 million per year[4]Increase 1.13%
Rank11 out of 228
Services
Preceding station Taiwan Railways Administration Taiwan Railways Following station
Chenggong
towards Zhunan or Zhuifen
Taichung line Terminus
Zhuifen
towards Keelung
West Coast line Huatan
towards Kaohsiung
Location
Changhua is located in Taiwan
Changhua
Changhua
Location within Taiwan

Changhua (Chinese: 彰化; pinyin: Zhānghuà) is a railway station in Changhua County, Taiwan served by Taiwan Railways. It is located at the southern junction of the Taichung line and Coastal line, where the line continues onto the southern section of the West Coast line.

Overview[edit]

Changhua Station when it first opened in 1905.
A TRA EMU700 train approaches the station.
Changhua roundhouse at Changhua, Taiwan, built in 1922, still remain in use now.

The station has two island platforms and one side platform. Currently, there is an overpass at the south side of the station to access the back station platforms. A cross-platform station is currently under construction on the north side.

History[edit]

  • 1905-03-26: The station opened as Changhua-eki (彰化驛).
  • 1918: The second-generation station was completed.
  • 1922: The fan-shaped depot was constructed, as well as an overpass for the station.
  • 1958-12-10: Construction on the current station is completed.
  • 1959-06-15: The current station begins service. Also, a restaurant in the station was built (it has since ceased operating).
  • 2004-01-19: The fan-shaped depot is designated as a historical site.
  • 2005-05-27: Renovation on the fan-shaped depot is completed.
  • 2008-02-25: In order to increase service, the Taroko Express begins stopping at the station.

Platform layout[edit]

1 1 West Coast line (Southbound) Toward Chiayi, Tainan, Kaohsiung, Pingtung
South-Link line (Southbound) Toward Taitung
Jiji line (Southbound) Toward Jiji, Checheng
2 2B West Coast line (Northbound, through traffic) Toward Taichung, Hsinchu, Taipei, Keelung
West Coast line (Southbound, through traffic) Toward Chiayi, Tainan, Kaohsiung, Pingtung
West Coast line (Northbound departure for Coastal line) Toward Dajia, Zhunan, Hsinchu
3 3A West Coast line (Northbound) Toward Taichung, Hsinchu, Taipei, Keelung
West Coast line (Southbound cross-line) Toward Suao, Hualien, Taitung
4 3B West Coast line (Northbound) Toward Taichung, Hsinchu, Taipei, Keelung
West Coast line (Northbound departure) Toward Taichung, Hsinchu, Taipei, Keelung
West Coast line (Southbound Departure) Toward Chiayi, Tainan, Kaohsiung, Pingtung

Around the station[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "車站基本資料集". Taiwan Railways Administration. Archived from the original on 27 October 2018. Retrieved 3 November 2018.
  2. ^ "Archived copy" 各站營業里程-1.西部幹線. Taiwan Railways Administration (in Chinese). 11 December 2008. Archived from the original on 29 August 2018. Retrieved 1 September 2018.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ 車站數-按等級別分 (PDF). Taiwan Railways Administration (in Chinese). Retrieved 30 October 2018.
  4. ^ a b 臺鐵統計資訊. Taiwan Railways Administration (in Chinese). Retrieved 1 September 2018.
  5. ^ 車站簡介. Taiwan Railways Administration (in Chinese). 11 December 2008. Retrieved 2 September 2018.
  6. ^ 臺灣鐵路電訊. Taiwan Railways Administration (in Chinese). Retrieved 4 September 2018.

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