Hongshulin Station

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Hongshulin
紅樹林
Taipei Metro
Taipei MRT Hongshulin Station 01.jpg
Hongshulin Station Entrance
Location No. 68, Zhongzheng East Road, Sec. 2
Tamsui, New Taipei
Taiwan
Operated by
Line(s)
Connections Bus stop
Construction
Structure type At-Grade
History
Opened December 25, 1997
Traffic
Passengers 13,484 daily (2016)[1]
(Ranked 93rd of 109)
Hongshulin Station
Traditional Chinese 紅樹林站
Simplified Chinese 红树林站

The Taipei Metro Hongshulin Station (formerly Hungshulin Station until 2003) is located in the sea-side district of Tamsui in New Taipei, Taiwan. It is a station on the Tamsui Line. The location of station could be traced back the station of the same name on the now-defunct TRA Tamsui Line.

The station is a terminus for the planned Danhai Light Rail Transit Line serving Danhai New Township.[2]

Station overview[edit]

Hongshulin Station platform.

The at-grade, station structure with two side platforms and two exits.[3] The washrooms are inside the entrance area.

The station is situated on the east of Zhongzheng West Road, around Bashe Road entrance. The name of the station derives from the protected habitat "Hongshulin" (literally "red forest", means Mangrove), the Hongshulin environmental protection zone is located west of the station.

Station layout[edit]

2F Connecting Level Skyway for Platform Connection
Street Level
Concourse
(to Platform 1)
Entrance/Exit, lobby, information desk, convenience store, automatic ticket dispensing machines, one-way faregates
Restrooms
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Platform 1   Line 2 toward Tamsui (Terminus)
Platform 2   Line 2 toward Xiangshan (Zhuwei)
Side platform, doors will open on the right

Exits[edit]

  • Exit 1: No.68, Zhongzheng E. Rd. Sec. 2 Accessibility Elevator.
  • Exit 2: Hongshulin Parking Lot Accessibility Elevator

Around the station[edit]

  • Tamsui River
    • Tamsui Riverside Bicycle Path
  • Hongshulin Environmental Protection Zone
    • Hongshulin Museum of Natural Habitat
  • Taiwan Research Institute
  • Park City Hotel.Tamsui Taipei
Preceding station   Taipei Metro   Following station
Terminus
Line 2
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. ^ "CEPD mulling MRT line to Danhai New Township". Taipei Times. 2010-05-02. Retrieved 2010-05-05. 
  3. ^ "Route Map: Hongshulin". Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation. Retrieved 2010-06-20. 

Coordinates: 25°09′15″N 121°27′32″E / 25.154103°N 121.459002°E / 25.154103; 121.459002