NTU Hospital metro station

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NTU Hospital

台大醫院
Taipei Metro
Taipei metro station
Platform in NTU Hospital Station.JPG
Platform
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese台大醫院
General information
LocationB1F 52 Gongyuan Rd
Zhongzheng District, Taipei
Taiwan
Coordinates25°02′32″N 121°30′59″E / 25.0421°N 121.5163°E / 25.0421; 121.5163Coordinates: 25°02′32″N 121°30′59″E / 25.0421°N 121.5163°E / 25.0421; 121.5163
Construction
Structure typeUnderground
Bicycle facilitiesAccess available
Other information
Station codeR09
Websiteweb.metro.taipei/e/stationdetail2010.asp?ID=R09-050
History
Opened1998-12-24[1]
Traffic
Passengers (2017)15.793 million per year[2]Decrease 1.16%
Rank35 out of 108
Services
Preceding station Taipei Metro Logo(Logo Only).svg Taipei Metro Following station
Taipei Main Station
towards Tamsui or Beitou
Tamsui–Xinyi line CKS Memorial Hall
towards Xiangshan or Daan

NTU Hospital (Chinese: 台大醫院; pinyin: Tái dà yīyuàn) is a metro station in Taipei, Taiwan served by Taipei Metro.

Station overview[edit]

NTU Hospital station exit 1
NTU Hospital station platform level

The station is a two-level, underground station with an island platform. It has four exits, two of which are equipped with elevators.[3] It is named for the nearby National Taiwan University Hospital. The station has exits to National Taiwan University Hospital, National Taiwan Museum and 228 Peace Memorial Park.

Public art[edit]

Several pieces of public art are located on the platform, titled "The Suite of Hands" consisting of "Lotus Holding Hand", "Lotus in Heartful Hands", and "Small Park".[4] These bronze and/or granite sculptures depict how hands, through gestures, can express human affection.

History[edit]

This station was opened for service on 24 December 1998.

On 10 October 2004, after the Madrid bombings, a man placed a bomb in the station. No injuries were reported.[5]

Station layout[edit]

Street Level Entrance/Exit Entrance/Exit
B1 Concourse Lobby, information desk, automatic ticket-dispensing machines, one-way faregates
Restrooms (South side outside paid area, near exit 1)
B2 Platform 1 Taipei Metro Line R.svg Tamsui–Xinyi Line toward Tamsui / Beitou (R10 Taipei Main Station)
Island platform, doors open on the left
Platform 2 Taipei Metro Line R.svg Tamsui–Xinyi Line toward Xiangshan / Daan (R08 Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Chronicles". Taipei Metro. 5 December 2013. Retrieved 10 October 2018.
  2. ^ "臺北市交通統計查詢系統". dotstat.taipei.gov.tw (in Chinese). Retrieved 15 September 2018.
  3. ^ "Route Map: NTU Hospital". Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation. 2010-06-14. Archived from the original on 2012-07-15.
  4. ^ "Public Art on the Tamsui Line". Department of Rapid Transit Systems. Retrieved 2010-12-07.
  5. ^ "Taipei District Prosecutor's Office bombing suspect nabbed". The China Post. 2006-09-08. Retrieved 2010-06-22.