Sizihwan Station

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Sizihwan
西子灣
Kaohsiung Mass Rapid Transit
Sizihwan Station Platform.JPG
Sizihwan Station Platform
Other names Hamasing (哈瑪星)
Location Gushan, Kaohsiung
Taiwan
Operated by
Line(s)
Platforms 1 island platform
Connections Bus stop
Construction
Structure type Underground
Disabled access Yes
History
Opened September 14, 2008
Traffic
Passengers 5,697 daily (Jan. 2011)[1]
Sizihwan Station
Traditional Chinese 西子灣站
Simplified Chinese 西子湾站

Sizihwan Station is a terminal station of the Orange Line of KMRT. It is located in Hamasing of Gushan District, Kaohsiung. Its name is derived from Sizihwan, a nearby scenic area.

Station overview[edit]

The nearby TRA Kaohsiung Port Station (zh) closed after service began on the Orange Line through this station. It opened in 1908 to begin train service into the Kaohsiung Harbor area. The train station area will be turned into a railway cultural park.[2]

Station design[edit]

The station is a two-level, underground station with an island platform.[3] It is located at the junction of Linhai 2nd Road and Gushan 1st Road and has 2 exits. The station is 282 metres (925 ft) long.[4]

Station layout[edit]

Street Level Entrance/Exit Entrance/Exit
B1 Concourse Lobby, information desk, automatic ticket machines, one-way faregates
Restrooms (Near Exits 2)
B2 Platform 1 KMRT Orange Line toward Daliao (Yanchengpu)
Island platform, doors will open on the left for platform 1, right for platform 2
Platform 2 KMRT Orange Line toward Daliao (Yanchengpu)

Exits[edit]

Around the station[edit]

Nearby stations[edit]

Preceding station   Kaohsiung MRT   Following station
Terminus Orange Line
toward Daliao

References[edit]

  1. ^ "統計資訊 > 統計月報". Transportation Bureau, Kaohsiung City Government. Retrieved 2011-02-15. 
  2. ^ "Old locomotives set to retire from Kaohsiung after 100 years of service". Taiwan News. 2008-11-08. Retrieved 2010-07-05. 
  3. ^ 西子灣站. 高雄捷運公司. Retrieved 2010-07-05. 
  4. ^ 西子灣站週邊地圖. 高雄捷運公司. Retrieved 2010-07-05. 

Coordinates: 22°37′18″N 120°16′28″E / 22.621565°N 120.274516°E / 22.621565; 120.274516