THSR Chiayi Station

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THSR Chiayi
Taiwan High Speed Rail
Chiayi Bus Rapid Transit
THSR Chiayi Station
Location No. 168, Kaotie Si Rd.[1]
Taibao, Chiayi County
Operated by
  •      HSR (CHY)
Connections Bus stop
Structure type Elevated
Opened November 3, 2006
Passengers 13,524 daily (2016)[2]
Chiayi BRT stand in front of the station.

THSR Chiayi Station (Chinese: 高鐵嘉義站; pinyin: Gāotiě Jiāyì Zhàn) is an elevated station of the Taiwan High Speed Rail located in Taibao City, Chiayi County, Taiwan.


The station is elevated with two side platforms. The two platforms are connected by an overhead skyway. The station was designed by Fei & Cheng Associates and constructed primarily by Takenaka Corporation.[3] The roof of the station building and the platform are horizontally connected, and an oval-shaped skylight is installed in the center of the station hall.[3] The total floor area is 21,551 m3 (761,100 cu ft) and is constructed from steel and reinforced concrete.[3]



  • November 3, 2006: The station opened for service.
  • January 5, 2007: The segment from Banciao to Zuoying opened for service. Trains begin stopping at the station.

Bus rapid transit[edit]

  • January 5, 2007: A temporary bus rapid transit (BRT) line linking the station begins service.
  • January 31, 2008: Chiayi Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) formally opens for service.

Station layout[edit]

Side platform
Platform 1 THSR toward Taipei (Taichung)
Platform 2 THSR toward Zuoying (Tainan)
Side platform
2F Connecting Level Faregates, waiting area, nursery
Street Level Concourse Entrance/Exit, ticketing, automatic ticket machines, restrooms, information desk
Tourism counter, retail stores
Parking lot, transfers, taxi stand, drop-off area

Around the station[edit]

Preceding station   Taiwan High Speed Rail   Following station
toward Nangang
Taiwan High Speed Rail
toward Zuoying


  1. ^ "Destinations". Taiwan High Speed Rail. Retrieved 2010-08-28. 
  2. ^ "Table 2-9 Passenger Traffic of High-Speed Rail Stations". Ministry of Transportation and Communications. January 2017. Retrieved 2017-03-13. 
  3. ^ a b c "TAKENAKA TOPICS 2007 Autumn". Takenaka Corporation. Retrieved 2011-01-23. 

Coordinates: 23°27′33.06″N 120°19′25.45″E / 23.4591833°N 120.3237361°E / 23.4591833; 120.3237361