Xinying Station

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Xinying
新營
Taiwan Railways Administration
TRA SinYing Station.jpg
Xinying Station front
Location Zhongshan Rd., No. 1
Xinying, Tainan
Taiwan
Operated by
Line(s)
Distance 314.7 km from Keelung
Connections Bus stop
Construction
Structure type At-Grade
Other information
Classification 一等站 (Taiwan Railways Administration level)
History
Opened December 16, 1901
Previous names 新營庄停車場, 新營驛
Traffic
Passengers 11,231 daily (2014)[1]

Xinying Station (Chinese: 新營車站; Hanyu Pinyin: Xīnyíng Chēzhàn; Tongyong Pinyin: Sinyíng Chejhàn), formerly transliterated as Hsinying Station until 2003 and Sinying Station from 2003 until 2009, is a railway station of the Taiwan Railway Administration (TRA) Western Line located in Xinying District, Tainan City, Taiwan.

Overview[edit]

Preserved Taiwan Sugar Railways station building

The station has two island platforms as well as a tourist information center. It was formerly a station on the Taiwan Sugar Railways.

History[edit]

  • December 16, 1901: The station opened for service as Shin'ei Village Station (Japanese: 新營庄停車場?).
  • May 20, 1909: The Taiwan Sugar Railways station opens.
  • June 1, 1920: The station name was changed to Shin'ei-eki (新營驛).
  • 1934: The station was reconstructed and the second-generation station opened for service.
  • June 1, 1960: Liuying Station opens and is under the administration of the station.
  • 1964: The second-generation station building was expanded.
  • 1976: The third-generation (and current) station building opened for service.
  • 1979: The Taiwan Sugar Railways station closes.
  • June 1, 2000: Houbi Station opens and is under the administration of the station.

Platform layout[edit]

1 1A Western Line (Northbound) Toward Chiayi, Taichung, Taipei, Keelung
Eastern Line (Cross-line Southbound) Toward Yilan, Suao, Hualien
2 1B Western Line (Southbound) Toward Tainan, Kaohsiung, Pingtung
Western Line (Northbound, through track) Toward Chiayi, Taichung, Taipei, Keelung
South-Link Line (Southbound) Toward Taitung
3 2A Western Line (Southbound, through track) Toward Tainan, Kaohsiung, Pingtung
Western Line (Northbound, originating) Toward Chiayi
4 2B Not In Use Not in use

Around the station[edit]

Nearby stations[edit]

Preceding station   Taiwan Railway Administration   Following station
toward Keelung
West Coast Line
toward Kaohsiung

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Volume of Passenger and Freight Traffic" (PDF). Taiwan Railway Administration. 2015. Retrieved 2015-05-08. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 23°18′23.3″N 120°19′23.3″E / 23.306472°N 120.323139°E / 23.306472; 120.323139