Xinzhuang Station (Taipei Metro)

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This article is about the station in New Taipei. For the metro station in Shanghai, see Xinzhuang Station (Shanghai Metro). For the railway station in Shanghai, see Xinzhuang Railway Station.

Coordinates: 25°02′10″N 121°27′08″E / 25.0361°N 121.4523°E / 25.0361; 121.4523

Xinzhuang
新莊
Taipei Metro
Xinzhuang Station Platform 3.jpg
Xinzhuang Station Platform 2
Other names Xinzhuang Temple Street; 新莊廟街
Location B1, No. 138, Zhongzheng Rd.
Xinzhuang, New Taipei
Taiwan
Operated by
Line(s)
Connections Bus stop
Construction
Structure type Underground
History
Opened January 5, 2012
Traffic
Passengers 21,561 daily (2016)[1]
(Ranked 72nd of 109)

The Taipei Metro Xinzhuang Station is a station on the Xinzhuang Line located in Xinzhuang District, New Taipei, Taiwan.[2] The station opened for service on January 5, 2012.[3]

Station overview[edit]

Xinzhuang Station public art

This two-level, underground station has an island platform.[4] It is located beneath the intersection of Zhongzheng Rd. and Zhonghua Rd., in front of Xinzhuang Junior High School.[5] It was scheduled to open in March 2012 along with most of the Xinzhuang Line,[6] but opened earlier for service on January 5, 2012.[3]

Construction[edit]

Excavation depth for this station was 19.2 m (63 ft). It is 223.8 m (734 ft) in length and 16.15 m (53.0 ft) wide. The platform is 141 m (463 ft) long.[7] It has two entrances, two accessibility elevators, and two vent shafts.[4] One of the entrances and vent shafts is integrated into the planned Health Center building.

Design[edit]

The theme for the station is "Flying Silk-Weaving Future".[5]

Station layout[edit]

Street Level Entrance/Exit Entrance/Exit
B1 Concourse Lobby, information desk, automatic ticket dispensing machines, one-way faregates
Restrooms (Inside fare zone, outside fare zone near Exit 1)
B2 Platform 1 Taipei Metro Line O.svg Zhonghe–Xinlu Line toward Huilong (Fu Jen University)
Island platform, doors will open on the left
Platform 2 Taipei Metro Line O.svg Zhonghe–Xinlu Line toward Nanshijiao (Touqianzhuang)

Exits[edit]

  • Exit 1: Zhongzheng Rd., near Zhonghua Rd. With accessibility elevator.
  • Exit 2: Zhongzheng Rd., beside the main gate of Xinzhuang Junior High School With accessibility elevator.

Around the station[edit]

Preceding station   Taipei Metro   Following station
toward Huilong
Taipei Metro Line O.svg Zhonghe–Xinlu Line
toward Nanshijiao

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Passenger Volume at Taipei Rapid Transit Stations" (PDF). Taipei City Department of Transportation. 2017-03-13. Retrieved 2017-03-13. 
  2. ^ "Xinzhuang". Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation. Retrieved 2012-01-07. 
  3. ^ a b "MRT Xinzhuang line begins commercial service". Focus Taiwan News Channel. 2012-01-05. Retrieved 2012-01-05. 
  4. ^ a b "Introduction to Xinzhuang MRT Line" (PDF). Department of Rapid Transit Systems. 2008-03-01. Retrieved 2010-06-17. 
  5. ^ a b "( O2 ) Xinzhuang". Comprehensive Planning Division, Civil Engineering and Architectural Design Division. 2008-11-18. Retrieved 2010-08-17. 
  6. ^ 黃村杉 (2010-03-18). "北縣/捷運新莊線搶先通 市民「樂」官員「愁」". NOWnews. Retrieved 2010-06-22. 
  7. ^ "捷運車站建築設計 後續路網 新莊線-縣轄段各車站透視圖說明". Department of Rapid Transit Systems. Retrieved 2010-08-01.