Sanchong Station

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Sanchong
三重
Taipei Metro
Taoyuan Metro
Taoyuan MRT A2 Sanchong Station2.JPG
Location B1, No. 36, Jieyun Rd.
Sanchong, New Taipei
Taiwan
Operated by
Line(s)
Connections Bus stop
Construction
Structure type Underground/Elevated
History
Opened 5 January 2012
Traffic
Passengers Taipei Metro: 8,723 daily (2016)[1]
(Ranked 99th of 109)

The Taoyuan International Airport MRT and Taipei Metro Sanchong Station (Chinese: 三重站) is a station on the Xinzhuang Line located in Sanchong District, New Taipei, Taiwan.[2] The station opened for service on 5 January 2012.[3] It is a transfer station with the Taoyuan Airport MRT.

Station overview[edit]

Orange Line platform
Station faregates

The Orange Line section is a four-level, underground station has an island platform.[4] It is located beneath Jieyun Rd., Lane 3 and Shuhong East Rd, near the Erchong flood diversion channel.[5] It was scheduled to open in March 2012 along with most of the Xinzhuang Line,[6] but opened for service earlier on January 5, 2012.[3]

Sanchong Station is a transfer station with the Taoyuan Airport MRT, which is a four-level, elevated station with an island platform.[7]

Construction[edit]

Excavation depth for this station is 19.2 m (63 ft). It is 221.4 m (726 ft) in length and 21.55 m (70.7 ft) wide.[8] It has three entrances, one accessibility elevator, and three vent shafts.[4] Two of the entrances are located next to a joint development lot. An 8,000 m2 (86,000 sq ft) plot of land beside the station is being set aside for joint development projects.[5] The entrance features a double arch-shaped glass roof.

Design[edit]

The Line 6 station design is based on a theme of "Waterfront Green Land" with walls and floors inlaid with various materials to form patterns (such as rushing water).[5]

Station layout[edit]

Airport MRT Commuter train arriving at station
4F Platform 1   Airport MRT toward Huanbei (New Taipei Industrial Park)
Island platform, doors open on the left
Platform 2   Airport MRT toward Taipei (terminus)
2F Lobby Station lobby, information counter, automatic ticket machines, faregates
Street Level Entrance/Exit Entrance/Exit
B3 Concourse Lobby, information desk, automatic ticket dispensing machines, one-way faregates
Restrooms (Inside fare zone, outside fare zone near Exit 1)
B4 Platform 1 Taipei Metro Line O.svg Zhonghe–Xinlu Line toward Huilong (Xianse Temple)
Island platform, doors will open on the left
Platform 2 Taipei Metro Line O.svg Zhonghe–Xinlu Line toward Nanshijiao (Cailiao)

Exits[edit]

  • Exit 1: No. 36, Jieyun Rd., near Shuhong E. Rd. With accessibility elevator.
  • Exit 2: Jieyun Rd. (near Lane 22)
  • Exit 3: Jieyun Rd. (near Lane 19)

Around the station[edit]

  • Erchong Floodway
    • Erchong Floodway Park
  • Jimei Elementary School
  • Sanchong High School
  • New Taipei Bridge
  • Chongxin Bridge
  • Zhongxing Bridge
Preceding station   Taipei Metro   Following station
toward Huilong
Taipei Metro Line O.svg Zhonghe–Xinlu Line
toward Nanshijiao
Taoyuan Metro
Terminus
Taoyuan Airport MRT
Commuter services
toward Huanbei

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Passenger Volume at Taipei Rapid Transit Stations" (PDF). Taipei City Department of Transportation. 2017-03-13. Retrieved 2017-03-13. 
  2. ^ "Sanchong". Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation. Retrieved 2012-01-07. 
  3. ^ a b "MRT Xinzhuang line begins commercial service". Focus Taiwan News Channel. 2012-01-05. Retrieved 2012-01-05. 
  4. ^ a b "Introduction to Xinzhuang MRT Line" (PDF). Department of Rapid Transit Systems. 2008-03-01. Retrieved 2010-06-17. 
  5. ^ a b c "( O5 ) Sanchong". Comprehensive Planning Division, Civil Engineering and Architectural Design Division. 2008-11-19. Retrieved 2010-08-17. 
  6. ^ 黃村杉 (2010-03-18). "北縣/捷運新莊線搶先通 市民「樂」官員「愁」". NOWnews. Retrieved 2010-06-22. 
  7. ^ "A2車站影片簡介". MRT Engineering Office, Bureau of High Speed Rail, MOTC. Retrieved 2010-12-01. 
  8. ^ "捷運車站建築設計 後續路網 新莊線-縣轄段各車站透視圖說明". Department of Rapid Transit Systems. Retrieved 2010-08-01. 

Coordinates: 25°03′21″N 121°29′05″E / 25.0558°N 121.4847°E / 25.0558; 121.4847