THSR Chiayi Station

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THSR Chiayi
高鐵嘉義
Taiwan High Speed Rail
Chiayi Bus Rapid Transit
高鐵嘉義站.JPG
THSR Chiayi Station
Location No. 168, Kaotie Si Rd.[1]
Taibao, Chiayi County
Taiwan
Operated by
Line(s)
  •      HSR (CHY)
Connections Bus stop
Construction
Structure type Elevated
History
Opened November 3, 2006
Traffic
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.

Overview[edit]

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]

History[edit]

THSR[edit]

  • 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]

3F
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

References[edit]

  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