Yuanlin Station

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Yuanlin
員林
Taiwan Railways Administration
Yuanlin Station 20150425.jpg
Yuanlin Station
Location Yuanlin, Changhua County
Taiwan
Operated by
Line(s)
Distance 225.6 km from Keelung
Connections Bus stop
Construction
Structure type At-Grade
Other information
Classification 一等站 (Taiwan Railways Administration level)
History
Opened March 26, 1905
Traffic
Passengers 15,729 daily (2014)[1]

Yuanlin Station (Chinese: 員林車站; pinyin: Yuánlín chēzhàn) is a railway station of the Taiwan Railway Administration (TRA) Western Line located in Yuanlin City, Changhua County, Taiwan.

Overview[edit]

The station has one island platform and one side platform. The station is undergoing construction for conversion into an elevated station. Construction was originally scheduled to be completed in 2013, but after various delays completion is now expected in January 2016.[2]

Platform layout[edit]

1 1A Western Line (Southbound) Toward Douliu, Chiayi, Tainan, Kaohsiung
South-Link Line (Southbound) Toward Fangliao, Taitung
Jiji Line (Southbound) Toward Jiji, Checheng
2 1B Western Line (Northbound) Toward Changhua, Taichung, Shalu, Dajia
Hsinchu, Taipei, Keelung
Eastern Line (Cross-line Southbound) Toward Suao, Hualien, Taitung

Elevated Platform diagram[edit]

Elevated
Level
Platform 2B TRA Western Line toward Changhua, Taichung (Dacun)
Island platform
Platform 2A TRA Western Line toward Changhua, Taichung (Dacun)
Platform 1B TRA Western Line toward Tainan, Kaohsiung (Yongjing)
Island platform
Platform 1A TRA Western Line toward Tainan, Kaohsiung (Yongjing)
Street Level Entrance/Exit

History[edit]

  • March 26, 1905: The station opens for service.
  • Marcy 28, 1961: A new, concrete station opens for service.
  • September 1, 2007: The Yuanlin Elevated Railway Project begins construction.
  • March 11, 2008: The station becomes a stop on the Taroko Express.
  • June 29, 2009: The elevated track of Yuanlin Elevated Railway Project begins construction.
  • January 2015: The Yuanlin Elevated Railway Project is expected to be completed.

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. 
  2. ^ 員林計畫 [Yuanlin Plan] (in Chinese), Railway Reconstruction Bureau, Ministry of Transportation and Communications 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 23°57′34.4″N 120°34′11.0″E / 23.959556°N 120.569722°E / 23.959556; 120.569722