Shilin Station

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Taipei Metro
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Shilin Station
Location No. 1, Fude Road
Shilin, Taipei
Operated by
Connections Bus stop
Structure type Elevated
Opened March 28, 1997
Passengers 57,240 daily (2016)[1]
(Ranked 19th of 109)
Shilin Station
Chinese 士林站

The Taipei Metro Shilin Station is located in the Shilin District of Taipei, Taiwan. It is a station on the Red Line. The station was formerly a stop on the now-defunct TRA Tamsui Line.

Station overview[edit]

Shilin Station platform.
Shilin Station concourse and escalators.

The station is situated between the metro-shaped park and Zhongzheng Road, near Zhongshan North Road and Wenlin Road. The two-level, elevated station structure with one island platform and two sided exits. The restrooms are inside the entrance area of both exits.[2]

In the future, the station will allow transfers to the planned Circular Line via an underground station.[3]


TRA Station[edit]

  • October 25, 1901: Opened for service along with the Tamsui Railway Line as "Shilin Parking Station."
  • July 15, 1988: Closed along with the TRA Tamsui Line.

Taipei Metro Station[edit]

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

Station layout[edit]

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


  • Exit 1: Zhongzheng Rd., adjacent to Zhongshan N. Rd. Sec. 5 Accessibility Elevator
  • Exit 2: Fude Rd. With accessibility elevator

Around the station[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: Shilin". Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation. Retrieved 2010-06-21. 
  3. ^ "Network: Third Stage". Department of Rapid Transit Systems. 2010-03-12. Retrieved 2010-05-10. 
Preceding station   Taipei Metro   Following station
toward Tamsui
Line 2
toward Xiangshan
  Future service  
toward Jiannan Road
Line 6
toward Taipei Zoo

Coordinates: 25°05′36″N 121°31′34″E / 25.093453876595593°N 121.52621197035722°E / 25.093453876595593; 121.52621197035722