Xizhi Station

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Xizhi
汐止
Taiwan Railways Administration
TRA Sijhih Station East Entrance 20080803.jpg
Xizhi Station front
Location Xinyi Rd., No. 1
Xizhi, New Taipei
Taiwan
Operated by
Line(s)
Distance 13.1 km from Keelung
Connections Bus stop
Construction
Structure type Elevated
Other information
Classification 二等站 (Taiwan Railways Administration level)
History
Opened October 20, 1891 (original)
April 9, 2006 (elevated station)
Traffic
Passengers 18,312 daily (2014)[1]

Xizhi Station (Chinese: 汐止車站; pinyin: Xìzhǐ Chēzhàn) is railway station of the Taiwan Railway Administration (TRA) Western Line located in Xizhi District, New Taipei, Taiwan.

Overview[edit]

Xizhi Station platforms.

The station has two island platforms.

History[edit]

  • October 20, 1891: The station opened as Tsui-tng-ka Pier (Chinese: 水返腳碼頭).
  • 1920: (during Japanese rule) The name was changed to Shiodome Station (Japanese: 汐止駅?, Hepburn: Shiodome-eki).
  • 1945: The name was changed to the current "Xizhi Station".
  • April 9, 2006: Following the construction of the elevated station, the new tracks and station came into service.
  • August 1, 2008: The station begins accepting EasyCard as payment for travel

Around the station[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: 25°4′5″N 121°39′40″E / 25.06806°N 121.66111°E / 25.06806; 121.66111