Mingde Station

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Mingde
明德
Taipei Metro
Mingde Station Platform.jpg
Mingde Station platform
Location No. 95, Mingde Rd.
Beitou, Taipei
Taiwan
Operated by
Line(s)
Connections Bus stop
Construction
Structure type Elevated
History
Opened March 28, 1997
Traffic
Passengers 23,112 daily (2016)[1]
(Ranked 64th of 109)
Mingde Station
Chinese 明德站

The Taipei Metro Mingde Station (traditional Chinese: 捷運明德站) is located in the Beitou District (北投區) of Taipei, Taiwan. The station is on the Tamsui Line, otherwise known as "the red line" by locals. It is also a minor bus transfer point for connections to Tianmu (天母) and Yangmingshan National Park (陽明山).

Station overview[edit]

Mingde Station exterior.

The two-level, elevated station structure with one island platform and one exit,[2] situated between Donghua Street (東華街) and Xi'an Street (西安街) at the midsection of Mingde Road (明德路).

Originally, it was planned to be called "Tianmu Station," but was changed before the station opened.

History[edit]

  • March 28, 1997: Opened for service with the opening of the segment from Tamsui to Zhongshan.

Station layout[edit]

2F Platform 1 Taipei Metro Line R.svg Tamsui–Xinyi Line toward Tamsui/ Beitou (Shipai)
Island platform, doors will open on the left
Platform 2 Taipei Metro Line R.svg Tamsui–Xinyi Line toward Xiangshan/ Daan (Zhishan)
Street Level Concourse Entrance/Exit, lobby, information desk, automatic ticket dispensing machines, one-way faregates
Restrooms

Exits[edit]

  • Single Exit: Mingde Rd., adjacent to Donghua St., Sec. 1 and Xi'an St., Sec. 1 Accessibility Elevator

Around the station[edit]

Education[edit]

Mingde Station
Traditional Chinese 明德站
  • University of Taipei
  • Taipei Municipal Zhong-zheng Senior High School[3]
  • Mingde Junior High School
  • Mingde Elementary School
  • Lanya Elementary School
  • Wenlin Elementary School[4]
Preceding station   Taipei Metro   Following station
toward Tamsui
Taipei Metro Line R.svg Tamsui–Xinyi Line
Tamsui/Xiangshan services
toward Xiangshan
toward Beitou
Taipei Metro Line R.svg Tamsui–Xinyi Line
Beitou/Daan services
toward Daan

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: Mingde". Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation. Retrieved 2010-06-21. 
  3. ^ "Taipei Municipal Zhong-zheng Senior High School". Zhong-zheng Senior High School. June 4, 2008. 
  4. ^ "Taipei Municipal Wen-line Elementary School". Wenlin Elementary School. June 14, 2008. 

Coordinates: 25°06′35″N 121°31′08″E / 25.109811°N 121.518778°E / 25.109811; 121.518778