Fangliao Station

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Fangliao
枋寮
Taiwan Railways Administration
Fangliao Railway Station.jpg
Location Fangliao Village, No. 18, Chuyun Rd.
Fangliao, Pingtung
Taiwan
Operated by
Line(s)
Distance 61.3 km from Kaohsiung
Connections Bus stop
Construction
Structure type At-Grade
Other information
Classification 三等站 (Taiwan Railways Administration level)
History
Opened December 15, 1941

Fangliao Station (Chinese: 枋寮車站; pinyin: Fāngliáo Chēzhàn) is a railway station of the Taiwan Railway Administration (TRA) at the junction of the Pingtung Line and the South-Link Line. It is located in Fangliao Township, Pingtung County, Taiwan.

Overview[edit]

The station has two island platforms. It is a class three station.

History[edit]

  • December 15, 1941: The station opened as a terminal station of the Western Line.
  • August 1943: The section between Linjian and Fangliao was removed due to war.
  • January 16, 1953: A new station opened.
  • December 16, 1991: The South-Link Line (which extends from this station) opens with a ceremony at the station.
  • January 15, 1992: The South-Link Line opens for temporary service.
  • October 5, 1992: The South-Link Line fully opens for service, thus completing a complete rail network loop around Taiwan.

Around the station[edit]

  • Fangliao Township downtown
  • Fangliao F3 Art District
  • Fangliao Township Office
  • Fangliao Fishing Area
  • Pingtung County Police Department, Fangliao Branch
  • Fangliao High School
  • Bus transfer stations

Nearby stations[edit]

Preceding station   Taiwan Railway Administration   Following station
toward Kaohsiung
Pingtung Line Terminus
Terminus South-link Line
toward Taitung

See also[edit]

Coordinates: 22°22′06″N 120°35′42″E / 22.36833°N 120.59500°E / 22.36833; 120.59500