Nanshijiao Station

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Nanshijiao
南勢角
Taipei Metro
Nanshijiao Station Platform.JPG
Nanshijiao Station Platform
Location No. 6, Jieyun Rd.
Zhonghe, New Taipei
Taiwan
Operated by
Line(s)
Connections Bus stop
Construction
Structure type Underground
History
Opened December 24, 1998
Traffic
Passengers 40,476 daily (2016)[1]
(Ranked 38th of 109)
Nanshijiao Station
Chinese 南勢角站
Simplified Chinese 南势角站

The Taipei Metro Nanshijiao Station (formerly transliterated as Nanshihchiao Station until 2003) is the southern terminus of the Zhonghe Line (part of the Orange Line) located in Zhonghe District, New Taipei City, Taiwan. It is built on the site of the old Zhonghe Railway Station, which ceased operations in 1990.

Station overview[edit]

Nanshijiao Station Platform.

This four-level,[2] underground station has an island platform and four exits.[3] The area above ground is currently being developed into a new high-rise building.[4]

The Taipei Metro Zhonghe Depot is located on the southeast side of the station.[5]

Public Art[edit]

Art in this station has a theme of "Youth Melody" and cost NT$4,999,000.[6] It includes numerous pieces of colorful public art created by local artist Jun Lai and was completed on November 30, 1998.[7][8] Consisting of 12 sculptures (3 hung from the ceiling; 9 hung on the walls), they symbolize the passion of youth with a light, joyful tone.[9]

Station layout[edit]

Street Level Entrance/Exit Entrance/Exit
B3 Concourse Lobby, information desk, automatic ticket dispensing machines, one-way faregates

Restrooms (Intside fare zone)

B4 Platform 1   Line 4 toward Luzhou/ Huilong (Jingan)
Island platform, doors will open on the left, right
Platform 2   Line 4 toward Luzhou/ Huilong (Jingan)

Exits[edit]

  • Exit 1: Nanshan Rd.
  • Exit 2: Helping St.
  • Exit 3: Jieyun Rd.
  • Exit 4: Xingnan Rd. Sec.1 With accessibility elevator

Around the station[edit]

The area around the station is home to the majority of the Burmese immigrants living in Taiwan, especially Huaxin Street (華新街), which is replete with Burmese restaurants and shops.[10]

Bus stops are located outside Exits 1 and 4.

  • Xingnan Night Market - Exit 4
  • Jingxin Elementary School
  • Xingnan Elementary School
  • Fuxing Elementary School
  • Zhonghe Junior High School
  • Taipei Metro Zhonghe Depot
  • Helping Dusk Market
  • Hwa Hsia Institute of Technology
  • Hongludi Temple, which venerates Tu Di Gong

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Passenger Volume at Taipei Rapid Transit Stations" (PDF). Taipei City Department of Transportation. 2017-03-13. Retrieved 2017-03-13. 
  2. ^ 第二章 站場規劃 (in Chinese). Department of Rapid Transit Systems. Retrieved 2011-02-20. 
  3. ^ "Route Map: Nanshijiao Station". Department of Rapid Transit Systems. Retrieved 2011-11-15. 
  4. ^ "Taipei Government Department of Transport". Retrieved 2008-07-16. 
  5. ^ "Nanshijiao". Department of Rapid Transit Systems. Retrieved 2010-06-16. 
  6. ^ "南勢角站". Department of Rapid Transit Systems. Retrieved 2010-06-16. 
  7. ^ "Taipei Times". Retrieved 2008-07-16. 
  8. ^ "公共藝術總表". Department of Rapid Transit Systems. 2010-01-13. Retrieved 2010-06-16. 
  9. ^ "Public Art on the Zhonghe Line". Department of Rapid Transit Systems. Retrieved 2010-12-07. 
  10. ^ "American Chamber of Commerce". Retrieved 2008-07-16. [dead link]
Preceding station   Taipei Metro   Following station
toward Huilong or Luzhou
Line 4 Terminus

Coordinates: 24°59′23″N 121°30′33″E / 24.98972°N 121.50917°E / 24.98972; 121.50917