Yuanlin railway station

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Yuanlin

員林
Taiwan Railways Administration
TRA railway station
Yuanlin Station 20150425.jpg
Station exterior
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese員林
General information
Location55 Minquan St
Yuanlin, Changhua County
Taiwan
Coordinates23°57′33″N 120°34′11″E / 23.9592°N 120.5696°E / 23.9592; 120.5696Coordinates: 23°57′33″N 120°34′11″E / 23.9592°N 120.5696°E / 23.9592; 120.5696
Line(s)
Distance225.6 km to Keelung via Taichung[1]
Connections
Construction
Structure typeElevated
Other information
Station codeA51 (statistical)
ClassificationFirst class (Chinese: 一等)[2]
Websitewww.railway.gov.tw/yuanlin/index.aspx (in Chinese)
History
Opened1905-03-26[3]
Rebuilt2014-11-24
Electrified1978-12-19[4]
Key dates
1949-09Rebuilt
1961-05Rebuilt
2003-01-23Rebuilt
Traffic
Passengers (2017)6.186 million per year[5]Increase 2.87%
Rank21 out of 228
Services
Preceding station Taiwan Railways Administration Taiwan Railways Following station
Dacun
towards Keelung
West Coast line Yongjing
towards Kaohsiung
Location
Yuanlin is located in Taiwan
Yuanlin
Yuanlin
Location within Taiwan

Yuanlin (Chinese: 員林; pinyin: Yuánlín) is a railway station in Changhua County, Taiwan served by Taiwan Railways.

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 was delayed to 2014.

Platform layout[edit]

1 1A West Coast line (southbound) Toward Douliu, Chiayi, Tainan, Kaohsiung
South-link line (southbound) Toward Fangliao, Taitung
Jiji line (southbound) Toward Jiji, Checheng
2 1B West Coast 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 West Coast line toward Changhua, Taichung (Dacun)
Island platform
Platform 2A TRA West Coast line toward Changhua, Taichung (Dacun)
Platform 1B TRA West Coast line toward Tainan, Kaohsiung (Yongjing)
Island platform
Platform 1A TRA West Coast line toward Tainan, Kaohsiung (Yongjing)
Street Level Entrance/Exit

History[edit]

  • 1905-03-26: The station opens for service.
  • 1961-03-28: A new, concrete station opens for service.
  • 2007-09-01: The Yuanlin Elevated Railway Project begins construction.
  • 2008-03-11: The station becomes a stop on the Taroko Express.
  • 2009-06-29: The elevated track of Yuanlin Elevated Railway Project begins construction.
  • 2014-11-02: Current station opens.

Around the station[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "各站營業里程-1.西部幹線". Taiwan Railways Administration (in Chinese). 11 December 2008. Retrieved 1 September 2018.
  2. ^ "車站數-按等級別分" (PDF). Taiwan Railways Administration (in Chinese). Retrieved 30 October 2018.
  3. ^ "車站簡介". Taiwan Railways Administration (in Chinese). 11 December 2008. Retrieved 5 September 2018.
  4. ^ "臺灣鐵路電訊". Taiwan Railways Administration (in Chinese). Retrieved 5 September 2018.
  5. ^ "臺鐵統計資訊". Taiwan Railways Administration (in Chinese). Retrieved 1 September 2018.

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