Pingxi line

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Pingxi Line
TRA Pingsi Line Shihfen.JPG
Overview
Native name平溪線
TerminiSandiaoling
Jingtong
Stations7
Operation
OpenedJuly 1921
OwnerTaiwan Railways Administration
Operator(s)Taiwan Railways Administration
Technical
Line length12.9 km (8.0 mi)

The Pingxi Line (Chinese: 平溪線; pinyin: Píngxī Xiàn; Wade–Giles: P'ing2-hsi1 Hsien4; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Pêng-khe Soàⁿ) is a 12.9 km long, single-track[1] railway branch line of the Taiwan Railways Administration. It runs through Ruifang and Pingxi Districts in New Taipei City.

History[edit]

The railroad was originally built to transport coal. It was completed in July 1921, during Japanese rule.

Services[edit]

All trains have through service to the Yilan Line. Most trains terminate at either Houtong or Ruifang. Other trains go as far as Badu.

Stations[edit]

Bridge of Pingxi Line crossing Sankeng Creek
Name Chinese Taiwanese Hakka Transfers and Notes Location
Sandiaoling 三貂嶺 Sam-tiau-niá Sâm-tiau-liâng Taiwan Railways Administration Yilan line Ruifang New Taipei
Dahua 大華 Tāi-hôa Thai-fà Pingxi
Shifen 十分 Cha̍p-hūn Sṳ̍p-fûn
Wanggu 望古 Bāng-kó͘ Mong-kú
Lingjiao 嶺腳 Niá-kha Liâng-kiok
Pingxi 平溪 Pêng-khe Phìn-hâi
Jingtong 菁桐 Chheⁿ-tông Chiâng-thùng

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