THSR Taoyuan Station

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THSR Taoyuan
高鐵桃園
Taiwan High Speed Rail
Taoyuan Metro
THSR Taoyuan Station Exterior.jpg
THSR Taoyuan Station Front
Location No. 6, Sec. 1, Gaotie N. Rd.[1]
Zhongli, Taoyuan
Taiwan
Operated by
Line(s)
Connections Bus stop
Construction
Structure type Underground
History
Opened 10 November 2006
Traffic
Passengers 29,726 daily (2016)[2]
THSR Taoyuan Station
Traditional Chinese 高鐵桃園站

THSR Taoyuan Station (Chinese: 高鐵桃園站) is an underground station of the Taiwan High Speed Rail located in Zhongli District, Taoyuan City, Taiwan. It is also known as Qingpu Station (Chinese: 青埔車站).[3][4]

Taoyuan HSR Station [5] is an elevated station of Taoyuan Airport MRT (A18), which fully operational March 2, 2017.

History[edit]

On November 10, 2006, the station opened for service. On January 5, 2007, the segment from the Banqiao Station to Xinzuoying Station opened for service and trains begin stopping at the station.

The Taiwan High Speed Rail Corporation signed contracts with China Airlines for preferential services at this station for the airlines' outbound passengers.[6]

The station is connected to the Taoyuan Airport MRT which began servicing to the station on March 2, 2017, connecting the station to the now completed Taoyuan MRT network.

Station layout[edit]

THSR Taoyuan Station platform
Taoyuan HSR Station, Taoyuan Airport MRT

The underground station has two side platforms. Twenty-two hectares around the station are reserved for commercial and industrial development, with the goal of developing the area into an international commercial city.[7]

Street Level Lobby Entrance/Exit, ticketing, automatic ticket machines, restrooms, information desk
Tourism counter, retail stores
Parking lot, transfers, taxi stand, drop-off area
CI (along with CA, MU, CZ, SC, FM, HU and ZH) check-in counters
B1 Concourse Waiting area, nursery, retail stores
B2
Side platform
Platform 1 THSR toward Zuoying (Hsinchu)
Platform 2 THSR toward Taipei (Banqiao)
Side platform

Around the station[edit]

Preceding station   Taiwan High Speed Rail   Following station
toward Nangang
Taiwan High Speed Rail
toward Zuoying
Taoyuan Metro
Taoyuan Airport MRT
commuter service
toward Huanbei

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Destinations". Taiwan High Speed Rail. Retrieved 2010-07-05. 
  2. ^ "Table 2-9 Passenger Traffic of High-Speed Rail Stations". Ministry of Transportation and Communications. January 2017. Retrieved 2017-03-13. 
  3. ^ "Taoyuan Airport to allow check-ins at HSR station". The China Post. 2010-08-24. Retrieved 2011-03-07. 
  4. ^ "Ministry takes over rail project". Taipei Times. 2003-06-29. Retrieved 2011-03-07. 
  5. ^ Station sign
  6. ^ "High Speed Rail Sees Passenger Number Hit Record High of Over 3 Million in Feb.". China Economics News Service. 2010-03-08. Archived from the original on March 31, 2010. Retrieved 2011-01-19. 
  7. ^ "Foreign companies interested in developing railway station area". Focus Taiwan News Channel. 2009-07-04. Retrieved 2010-07-04. 


Coordinates: 25°0′46.91″N 121°12′53.10″E / 25.0130306°N 121.2147500°E / 25.0130306; 121.2147500