Pingtung Line

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Pingtung Line
TRA Pingtung Line.svg
Overview
Native name 屏東線
Type Heavy rail
Termini Kaohsiung
Fangliao
Stations 18
Operation
Opened 15 December 1941
Owner Taiwan Railways Administration
Operator(s) Taiwan Railways Administration
Technical
Line length 61.3 km (38.1 mi)
Number of tracks 2
Track gauge 3 ft 6 in (1,067 mm)
Electrification 25 kV/60 Hz Catenary (KaohsiungChaozhou section)
Operating speed 150 km/h (93 mph)
Route map
km Station
Connecting to the Western Line
0.0 Kaohsiung
5.8 Fengshan
9.5 Houzhuang
13.8 Jiuqutang
Kaohsiung City - Pingtung County border
18.8 Liukuaicuo
21.0 Pingtung
23.6 Guilai
25.9 Linluo
28.3 Xishi
32.0 Zhutian
36.1 Chaozhou
40.9 Kanding
43.3 Nanzhou
46.9 Zhen'an
50.1 Linbian
54.1 Jiadong
57.2 Donghai
61.3 Fangliao
Connecting to the South-Link Line

The Pingtung Line (Chinese: 屏東線; pinyin: Píngdōng Xiàn) is a line of the Taiwan Railway Administration Western Line in Taiwan. It is 61.3 km long, of which 36.1 km is double track.[1]

History[edit]

The line was completed in 1941. It is electrified (25 kV) with two tracks from Kaohsiung to Chaozhou. Most trains start or end from Kaohsiung Station or Pingtung Station.

Stations[edit]

Station Name Transfers and Notes Location
Hanyu Tongyong Chinese
Kaohsiung 高雄 Taiwan Railways Administration West Coast Line
AB-Kreuz.svg Kaohsiung Mass Rapid Transit R  Kaohsiung
Sanmin Kaohsiung
Fengshan Fongshan 鳳山 AB-Kreuz.svg Kaohsiung Mass Rapid Transit O  Fongshan Fengshan
Houzhuang Houjhuang 後庄 Daliao
Jiuqutang Jioucyutang 九區堂 Dashu
Liukuaicuo Lioukuaicuo 六塊厝 Pingtung Pingtung
County
Pingtung 屏東
Guilai Gueilai 歸來
Linluo 麟洛 Linluo
Xishi Sishih 西勢 Zhutian
Zhutian Jhutian 竹田
Chaozhou Chaojhou 潮州 Chaozhou
Kanding 崁頂 Kanding
Nanzhou Nanjhou 南州 Nanzhou
Zhen'an Jhen-an 鎮安 Linbian
Linbian 林邊
Jiadong 佳冬 Jiadong
Donghai 東海 Fangliao
Fangliao 枋寮 Taiwan Railways Administration South-link Line

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