Gangqian Station

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Gangqian
港墘
Taipei Metro
Gangqian Station 20090926.JPG
Gangqian Station
Location No. 663, Sec. 1, Neihu Rd.
Neihu, Taipei
Taiwan
Operated by
Line(s)
Connections Bus stop
Construction
Structure type Elevated
History
Opened July 4, 2009
Traffic
Passengers 25,370 daily (2016)[1]
(Ranked 59th of 109)
Gangqian Station
Chinese 港墘站

The Taipei Metro Gangqian Station is located in the Neihu District in Taipei, Taiwan. It is a station on Brown Line.

Station overview[edit]

Gangqian Station Platform
Gangqian Station Concourse

This three-level, elevated station features two side platforms, two exits, and platform elevators located on the north and south sides of the concourse level.[2]

Public art for the station is situated on the wall above the escalators. The piece, titled "The Paradise of Neihu", is a large-scale mixed media artwork consisting of needlepoint created with the help of 83 artists and volunteers.[3]

History[edit]

  • February 22, 2009: Gangqian Station construction is completed.
  • July 4, 2009: Begins service with the opening of Brown Line.

Station layout[edit]

4F Connecting Level Overhead Bridge
3F
South Concourse Information desk, automatic ticket dispensing machine
one-way faregates, Escalator towards Exit 2
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Platform 1 Taipei Metro Line BR.svg Wenhu Line toward Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center (Wende)
Platform 2 Taipei Metro Line BR.svg Wenhu Line toward Taipei Zoo (Xihu)
Side platform, doors will open on the right
North Concourse Information desk, automatic ticket dispensing machine, one-way faregates
Restrooms, escalator towards Exit 1
1F
Street Level Entrance/Exit

Gallery[edit]

Nearby Places[edit]

Preceding station   Taipei Metro   Following station
Taipei Metro Line BR.svg Wenhu Line
toward Taipei Zoo

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Passenger Volume at Taipei Rapid Transit Stations" (PDF). Taipei City Department of Transportation. 2017-03-13. Retrieved 2017-03-13. 
  2. ^ "Route Map: Gangqian". Department of Rapid Transit Systems, TCG. 2009-06-30. Archived from the original on 2011-09-02. Retrieved 2010-12-07. 
  3. ^ "Public Art on the Neihu Line". Department of Rapid Transit Systems. Retrieved 2010-12-07. 

Coordinates: 25°04′48″N 121°34′30″E / 25.080088°N 121.575124°E / 25.080088; 121.575124