Qiyan Station

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Qiyan
奇岩
Taipei Metro
Qiyan-Station.JPG
Qiyan Station platform
Location No. 487, Sanhe Street
Beitou, Taipei
Taiwan
Operated by
Line(s)
Connections Bus stop
Construction
Structure type Elevated
History
Opened March 28, 1997
Traffic
Passengers 15,962 daily (2016)[1]
(Ranked 85th of 109)
Qiyan Station
Traditional Chinese 奇岩站

The Taipei Metro Qiyan Station is located in the Beitou District of Taipei City, Taiwan. It is a station on the Tamsui Line (Red Line).

Station overview[edit]

Qiyan Station exterior.

The two-level, elevated station structure with one island platform and one exit.[2] The station is situated between east of Beitou Road, and the beginning of Sanhe Road. The washrooms are inside the entrance area. On trains to Beitou, an announcement is made recommending passengers for stations north of Beitou to change trains at this station since Beitou does not offer same platform transfer between trains terminating at Beitou and trains continuing to Tamsui.

History[edit]

  • March 28, 1997: Opened for service with the opening of the Tamsui to Zhongshan segment.

Station layout[edit]

2F Platform 1   Line 2 toward Tamsui/ Beitou (Beitou)
Island platform, doors will open on the left
Platform 2   Line 2 toward Xiangshan/ Daan (Qilian)
Street Level Concourse Entrance/Exit, lobby, information desk, automatic ticket dispensing machines, one-way faregates
Restrooms

Exits[edit]

  • Single Exit: Intersection of Beitou Rd. and Sanhe St.

Around the station[edit]

  • Hong-gah Museum
  • Jang Dah Plaza
  • Youmin Hospital
  • Xi-an Bridge
  • Zhongyi New Community
Preceding station   Taipei Metro   Following station
toward Tamsui
Line 2
toward Xiangshan

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Passenger Volume at Taipei Rapid Transit Stations" (PDF). Taipei City Department of Transportation. 2017-03-13. Retrieved 2017-03-13. 
  2. ^ "Route Map: Qiyan". Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation. Retrieved 2010-06-21. 

Coordinates: 25°07′33″N 121°30′04″E / 25.1257587°N 121.5011573°E / 25.1257587; 121.5011573