North-link Line

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North-Link Line
TRA North-Link Line.svg
Overview
Native name 北迴線
Type Passenger/freight rail
Termini Su'aoxin
Hualien
Stations 13
Operation
Opened 1 February 1980
Owner Taiwan Railways Administration
Operator(s) Taiwan Railways Administration
Technical
Line length 79.2 km (49.2 mi)
Number of tracks 2
Track gauge 3 ft 6 in (1,067 mm)
Electrification 25 kV/60 Hz Catenary
Operating speed 150 km/h (93 mph)

The North-Link Line (Chinese: 北迴線; pinyin: Běihuí Xiàn) is the central section of the Eastern Line of the Taiwan Railway Administration. It has a total length of 86.6 km, including a 7.4 km segment between Beipu and Hualien Port.[1]

History[edit]

The line was completed in 1979 and was electrified in 2003. Expansion to two tracks (double track) was completed in January 2005.

Stations[edit]

Outline map near Su'ao, Stations:
A: Su-aosin, B: Su-ao, C: Yongle
Lines:
Blue:Yilan Line, Green: North-Link Line
Outline map near Hualien, Stations:
A: Hualien (former), B: Hualien Port,
C: Hualien, D: Beipu, E: Ji'an, F: Meilun
Lines:
Yellow: North-Link Line
Blue:Hualien–Taitung Line
Green: Hualien Port Line
Red: Hualien Port Line (former)
Station Name Transfers and Notes Location
Hanyu Tongyong Chinese
Su'aoxin Su-aosin 蘇澳新 Taiwan Railways Administration Yilan Line Su'ao Yilan
County
Yongle 永樂
Dong'ao Dong-ao 東澳 Nan'ao
Nan'ao Nan-ao 南澳 Su'ao
Wuta 武塔 Nan'ao
Hanben 漢本
Heping 和平 Xiulin Hualien
County
Heren 和仁
Chongde 崇德
Xincheng (Taroko) Sincheng (Taroko) 新城(太魯閣) Xincheng
Jingmei 景美 Xiulin
Beipu 北埔 Xincheng
Hualien 花蓮 Taiwan Railways Administration Taitung Line Hualien

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