Xihu Station

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Xihu
西湖
Taipei Metro
Xihu Station 20091107b.jpg
Xihu Station's concourse is located above the platform level
Location No. 256, Sec. 1, Neihu Rd.
Neihu, Taipei
Taiwan
Operated by
Line(s)
Connections Bus stop
Construction
Structure type Elevated
History
Opened July 4, 2009
Traffic
Passengers 28,017 daily (2016)[1]
(Ranked 53rd of 109)
Xihu Station
Chinese 西湖站

The Taipei Metro Xihu Station is located in the Neihu District in Taipei, Taiwan. It is a station on Brown Line and opened on July 4, 2009.

Station overview[edit]

Xihu Station platform level
Xihu Station concourse

This three-level, elevated station features an island platform, two exits, and a platform elevator located on the east side of the concourse level.[2] Unlike other stations on Brown Line, the concourse of this station is located above the platform level.

On the eastern and northern walls of the station is a public art display. Titled "Crossing-Transformation", the aluminum and pottery brick piece can be perceived differently if viewed from different angles.[3]

History[edit]

  • February 22, 2009: Xihu Station construction is completed.
  • July 4, 2009: Begins service with the opening of Brown Line.

Station layout[edit]

4F Connecting Level Lobby, information desk, automatic ticket dispensing machines, one-way faregates, restrooms
Toward Xihu Market, Xihu Day Care Center for the Elderly
station maintenance space
3F
Platform 1 Taipei Metro Line BR.svg Wenhu Line toward Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center (Gangqian)
Island platform, doors will open on the left
Platform 2 Taipei Metro Line BR.svg Wenhu Line toward Taipei Zoo (Jiannan Road)
2F Middle level Stairs, escalators
1F
Street Level Entrance/Exit
B1 Basement Basement car garage, station machinery

Nearby Places[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Passenger Volume at Taipei Rapid Transit Stations" (PDF). Taipei City Department of Transportation. 2017-03-13. Retrieved 2017-03-13. 
  2. ^ "Route Map: Xihu". Department of Rapid Transit Systems, TCG. 2009-06-30. Retrieved 2010-11-21. 
  3. ^ "Public Art on the Neihu Line". Department of Rapid Transit Systems. Retrieved 2010-12-07. 
Preceding station   Taipei Metro   Following station
Taipei Metro Line BR.svg Wenhu Line
toward Taipei Zoo

Coordinates: 25°04′55″N 121°34′01″E / 25.082074°N 121.566963°E / 25.082074; 121.566963