Yuanshan metro station

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Yuanshan

圓山
Taipei Metro
Taipei metro station
Exit 1, Yuanshan Station 20070503.jpg
Entrance 1
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese圓山
General information
Location9-1 Jiuquan St
Datong District, Taipei
Taiwan
Coordinates25°04′11″N 121°31′13″E / 25.0697°N 121.5202°E / 25.0697; 121.5202Coordinates: 25°04′11″N 121°31′13″E / 25.0697°N 121.5202°E / 25.0697; 121.5202
Construction
Structure typeElevated
Bicycle facilitiesAccess available
Other information
Station codeR14
Websiteweb.metro.taipei/e/stationdetail2010.asp?ID=R14-056
History
Opened1997-03-28[1]
Traffic
Passengers (2017)19.468 million per year[2]Decrease 2.55%
Rank24 out of 108
Services
Preceding station Taipei Metro Logo(Logo Only).svg Taipei Metro Following station
Jiantan
towards Tamsui or Beitou
Tamsui–Xinyi line Minquan West Road
towards Xiangshan or Daan

Yuanshan (Chinese: 圓山; pinyin: Yuánshān) is a metro station in Taipei, Taiwan served by Taipei Metro. It is a station on the Tamsui–Xinyi line. There was a station of the same name on the now-defunct Tamsui railway line.

Station overview[edit]

Exterior of Yuanshan station.
Yuanshan station platform level.

The two-level, elevated station structure with one island platform and two exits.[3] The station is situated on the West of Yumen Street, between Kulun Street and Jiuquan Street. The washrooms are inside the entrance area. Notable landmarks are Taipei Expo Park, Chungshan Soccer Stadium, The Grand Hotel, Republic of China Military Police Headquarters, Yuanshan Park and Keelung River.

In anticipation of the 2010 Taipei International Flora Exposition, this station became the first elevated, high-capacity station in the system with automatic platform gates installed.[4][5]

History[edit]

This station was opened on 25 October 1901 along the Tamsui Railway Line as "Maruyama Station" (Japanese: 圓山停車場). South of the former station was a branch line to the Tatung Steel Factory. Now, it is the site of Tatung Company. It was however, closed on 15 July 1988. The Taipei Metro station opened on 28 March 1997.

Station layout[edit]

2F Platform 1 Taipei Metro Line R.svg Tamsui–Xinyi Line toward Tamsui / Beitou (R15 Jiantan)
Island platform, doors will open on the left
Platform 2 Taipei Metro Line R.svg Tamsui–Xinyi Line toward Xiangshan / Daan (R13 Minquan West Road)
Street Level Concourse Exit to Taipei Expo Park, lobby, information desk, automatic ticket dispensing machines, one-way faregates
Restrooms

Around the station[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Chronicles". Taipei Metro. 5 December 2013. Retrieved 10 October 2018.
  2. ^ "臺北市交通統計查詢系統". dotstat.taipei.gov.tw (in Chinese). Retrieved 15 September 2018.
  3. ^ "Route Map: Yuanshan". Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation.
  4. ^ http://www.libertytimes.com.tw/2009/new/feb/12/today-taipei9-3.htm 防跳軌 捷運3站將設月台門- 自由電子報
  5. ^ http://61.222.185.194/?FID=6&CID=47840 台灣新生報 | 防跳軌 北捷增3站設月台門