Shipai Station

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Shipai
石牌
Taipei Metro
Shipai Station.JPG
Shipai Station
Other names Veterans General Hospital; 榮總
Location No. 200, Sec. 1, Shipai Rd.
Beitou, Taipei
Taiwan
Operated by
Line(s)
Connections Bus stop
Construction
Structure type Elevated
History
Opened March 28, 1997
Traffic
Passengers 57,695 daily (2016)[1]
(Ranked 18th of 109)
Shipai Station
Chinese 石牌站

The Taipei Metro Shipai Station is located in the Beitou District of Taipei City, Taiwan. It is a station on the Tamsui Line (Red Line). In the past, the station belonged to the now-defunct TRA Tamsui Line.

Station overview[edit]

Shipai Station Exit 1.
Shipai Station platform.

The two-level elevated station and features an island platform and has two exits.[2] One exit is located at the intersection of Shipai Rd., Donghua St., and Xian St facing north and the newly built exit is at the other end of the station facing south.

History[edit]

TRA Station[edit]

  • August 17, 1915: The station opened as "Qili-an Stopping Station".
  • After the war, the station was renamed "Shipai". The old TRA entrance was at Ziqiang St., Lane 141.
  • July 15, 1988: Station closes along with the TRA Tamsui Line.

Taipei Metro Station[edit]

  • March 28, 1997: Opened for service with the opening of the Tamsui to Zhongshan segment.
  • November 20, 2010: The second exit opened for use.[3]

Station layout[edit]

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

Exits[edit]

  • Exit 1: Shipai Rd.(Intersection of Shipai Rd., Donghua St. and Xian St.) Accessibility Elevator.
  • Exit 2: Yumin 2nd Rd. Accessibility Elevator.

Around the station[edit]

Preceding station   Taipei Metro   Following station
toward Tamsui
Taipei Metro Line R.svg Tamsui–Xinyi Line
Tamsui/Xiangshan services
toward Xiangshan
toward Beitou
Taipei Metro Line R.svg Tamsui–Xinyi Line
Beitou/Daan services
toward Daan

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: Shipai". Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation. Retrieved 2010-06-21. 
  3. ^ "Second Exits at Shipai and Zhishan Stations Opened". Department of Rapid Transit Systems. 2010-11-20. Retrieved 2010-12-01. 

Coordinates: 25°06′52″N 121°30′56″E / 25.114519°N 121.5156445°E / 25.114519; 121.5156445