Shuanglian metro station

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Taipei Metro
Taipei metro station
Platform 1, Shuanglian Station 20110215.jpg
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese雙連
General information
Location47 Minsheng W Rd
Datong District, Taipei
Coordinates25°03′28″N 121°31′15″E / 25.0578°N 121.5207°E / 25.0578; 121.5207Coordinates: 25°03′28″N 121°31′15″E / 25.0578°N 121.5207°E / 25.0578; 121.5207
Structure typeUnderground
Bicycle facilitiesAccess available
Other information
Station codeR12
Passengers (2017)19.468 million per year[2]Increase 0.92%
Rank36 out of 108
Preceding station Taipei Metro Logo(Logo Only).svg Taipei Metro Following station
Minquan West Road
towards Tamsui or Beitou
Tamsui–Xinyi line Zhongshan
towards Xiangshan or Daan

Shuanglian (Chinese: 雙連; pinyin: Shuānglián) is a metro station in Taipei, Taiwan served by Taipei Metro. It is a station of the Tamsui–Xinyi line.

Station overview[edit]

Shuanglian station faregates.
Exit 2 of Shuanglian station.

The station is located underneath the metro park, near Minsheng West Road and Zhongshan North Road. The station is a two-level, underground structure with one island platform and two exits.[3] The washrooms are inside the entrance area.

Public art in the station consists of a mural titled "Dawning Sail".[4] Composed of porcelain enamel, the mural reflects Shuanglian's rich historical past from its role as a once-prosperous trading post on the Tamsui River to new developments in the area.

The station is a planned transfer station with the Minsheng-Xizhi Line.[5]


TRA Station[edit]

  • 17 August 1916: Opened for service on the Tamsui Railroad Line as "Shuanglian Parking Station".
  • 1943: The station re-opened after renovation.
  • In the past, there was a goods loading center near the station. Thus, it became a major transfer center on the Tamsui Line.
  • 15 July 1988: Closed along with the TRA Tamsui Line.

Taipei Metro Station[edit]

  • July 1993: DORTS decided to use the station as one of the trial stations for public art installations.[4]
  • 28 March 1997: Opened for service with the opening of the segment from Tamsui to Zhongshan.

Station layout[edit]

Street Level Entrance/Exit Entrance/Exit, Metro Park
B1 Concourse Lobby, information desk, automatic ticket dispensing machines, one-way faregates
Zhongshan Metro Mall (south side of the station), Restrooms (in the underground mall)
B2 Platform 1 Taipei Metro Line R.svg Tamsui–Xinyi Line toward Tamsui / Beitou (R13 Minquan West Road)
Island platform, doors will open on the left
Platform 2 Taipei Metro Line R.svg Tamsui–Xinyi Line toward Xiangshan / Daan (R11 Zhongshan)


  • Exit 1: Minsheng W. Rd.
  • Exit 2: Minsheng W. Rd. Accessibility elevator

Other metro services[edit]

The station is an entrance to the Zhongshan Underground Metro Mall, connecting (between this station and Zhongshan station).

Around the station[edit]


  1. ^ "Chronicles". Taipei Metro. 5 December 2013. Retrieved 10 October 2018.
  2. ^ "臺北市交通統計查詢系統". (in Chinese). Retrieved 15 September 2018.
  3. ^ "Route Map:Shuanglian". Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation. Archived from the original on 2010-08-09. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  4. ^ a b "Public Art on the Tamsui Line". Department of Rapid Transit Systems. Retrieved 2010-12-07.
  5. ^ "Third Stage of Taipei MRT (Planned MRT Routes)". Department of Rapid Transit Systems. 2010-03-12. Retrieved 2010-06-22.
  6. ^ "Metro Taipei Headquarters". Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation Headquarters. May 2002. Archived from the original on 2007-11-23. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)