Shiliu railway station

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Shiliu
石榴
Taiwan Railways Administration
TRA ShihLiu Station Back.jpg
Location Douliu, Yunlin County
Taiwan
Operated by
Line(s)
Distance 255.8 km from Keelung
Other information
Classification 招呼站 (Taiwan Railways Administration level)
History
Opened 15 October 1905
Previous names 石榴班驛 (Japanese)

Shiliu (Chinese: 石榴車站; pinyin: Shíliú Chēzhàn) is a railway station on the Taiwan Railways Administration West Coast line located in Douliu City, Yunlin County, Taiwan. The station does not contain many passenger amenities.

Overview[edit]

This wooden station has two side platforms. The station originally had an island platform, but it was demolished after the station was converted to a depot. The station currently only serves local services and is considered a hikyō station.

History[edit]

  • 15 October 1905: Opened as Shiliuban-eki (石榴班驛).
  • 19 September 1908: Due to lack of business, service ceased.
  • 1941: Re-opened as Shiliuban Signal Field (石榴班信號場).
  • 1945: Name changed to Shiliuban Switching Station (石榴班號誌站).
  • 6 June 1950: Name changed to Shiliuban Station (石榴班車站). Upgraded to Class 3 station.
  • 1 March 1955: Name changed to Shiliu Station (石榴站).
  • 15 August 1990: Station is downgraded to a hikyō station. Management is now under Douliu Station.

Around the station[edit]

See also[edit]

Preceding station ROC Taiwan Railways Administration Logo.svg Taiwan Railways Administration Following station
Linnei
towards Keelung
West Coast line Douliu
towards Kaohsiung

Coordinates: 23°43′54.3″N 120°34′48″E / 23.731750°N 120.58000°E / 23.731750; 120.58000