Guandu Station

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Guandu
關渡
Taipei Metro
TaipeiMRT R30 Guandu 2.jpg
Guandu Station
Location No. 51, Lane 296, Dadu Road, Sec. 3
Beitou, Taipei
Taiwan
Operated by
Line(s)
Connections Bus stop
Construction
Structure type At-Grade
History
Opened March 28, 1997
Traffic
Passengers 23,409 daily (2016)[1]
(Ranked 61st of 109)
Guandu Station
Traditional Chinese 關渡站
Simplified Chinese 关渡站

The Taipei Metro Guandu Station (formerly Kuantu Station until 2003) is located in Beitou District, Taipei, Taiwan. It is a station on the Tamsui Line. In the past, the station belonged to the now-defunct TRA Tamsui Line.

Station overview[edit]

A train arriving at Guandu Station.
Guandu Station concourse.

The at-grade, station structure with two side platforms and two exits. The washrooms are inside the entrance area.[2] The station is situated southwest of Guandu Elementary School, between Zhongyang North Road, Dadu Road and Ligong Street.

History[edit]

TRA Station[edit]

  • December 25, 1901: Opens for service with the opening of the Tamsui Railroad Line (as "Jiangtou Parking Station").
  • After the war, the station was renamed "Guandu Station".
  • July 15, 1988: Service ceases with the discontinuation of service of the TRA Tamsui Line.

Taipei Metro Station[edit]

  • March 28, 1997: Opened for service with the opening of the Tamsui to Zhongshan segment.
  • February 7, 2005: The five millionth EasyCard was sold at Guandu Station.[3]

Station layout[edit]

2F Connecting Level Skyway for Platform Connection
Street Level
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Platform 1   Tamsui Line toward Tamsui (Zhuwei)
Platform 2 Taipei Metro Line R.svg Tamsui–Xinyi Line toward Xiangshan (Zhongyi)
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Concourse
(to Platform 2)
Entrance/Exit, lobby, information desk, automatic ticket dispensing machines, one-way faregates
Restrooms, shops

Exits[edit]

  • Exit 1: Lane 296, Dadu Rd. Sec. 3 Accessibility Elevator.
  • Exit 2: Zhongyang N. Rd. Sec. 4, beside the Guandu Elementary School Accessibility Elevator

Around the station[edit]

Preceding station   Taipei Metro   Following station
toward Tamsui
Taipei Metro Line R.svg Tamsui–Xinyi Line
Tamsui/Xiangshan services
toward Xiangshan

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: Guandu". Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation. Retrieved 2010-06-20. 
  3. ^ "Over 5 million Easy Cards sold". The China Post. 2005-02-21. Retrieved 2010-06-20. 

Coordinates: 25°07′33″N 121°28′02″E / 25.125805°N 121.467338°E / 25.125805; 121.467338