Zhongshan MRT station

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Zhongshan

中山
Taipei Metro
Taipei metro station
Zhongshan Station Platform 4.JPG
Platform
Zhongshan
Traditional Chinese中山
General information
Location16 Nanjing W Rd
Zhongshan District, Taipei (R)
Taiwan
Coordinates25°03′09″N 121°31′13″E / 25.0526°N 121.5204°E / 25.0526; 121.5204Coordinates: 25°03′09″N 121°31′13″E / 25.0526°N 121.5204°E / 25.0526; 121.5204
Construction
Structure typeUnderground
Bicycle facilitiesNo access
Other information
Station codeR11, G14
Websiteweb.metro.taipei/e/stationdetail2010.asp?ID=G14+R11-053
History
Opened1997-03-28[1]
Key dates
2014-11-15Songshan–Xindian line added
Traffic
Passengers (2017)28.072 million per year[2]Increase 0.93%
Rank6 out of 108
Services
Preceding station Taipei Metro Logo(Logo Only).svg Taipei Metro Following station
Taipei main station
towards Tamsui or Beitou
Tamsui–Xinyi line Shuanglian
towards Xiangshan or Daan
Beimen Songshan–Xindian line Songjiang Nanjing
towards Songshan

Zhongshan (Chinese: 中山; pinyin: Zhōngshān) is a metro station in Taipei, Taiwan served by Taipei Metro. It is a transfer station between Tamsui–Xinyi and Songshan–Xindian lines. The station opened on 28 March 1997 for traffic on the Tamsui line, and Songshan line services opened on 15 November 2014. It is located in the middle of the underground Zhongshan Metro Mall and Shin Kong Mitsukoshi Department Store.

Station overview[edit]

Exit 1
Red line platform
Green line platform

The station is an underground structure with an island platform and four exits when Tamsui line opened.[3] It is located at the intersection of Nanjing West Rd. and the Metro Park (near Chengde Rd. and Zhongshan North Rd.). It is also a transfer station with the Songshan line.

The Songshan line station added two additional exits and renovated two existing exits.[4] The station is a four-level, underground station. The Songshan line station is 26 m (85 ft) deep and 176 m (577 ft) long and 23 m (75 ft) meters wide.

Public Art[edit]

Note: Exit 4 was recently reconstructed with transparent, self-cleaning glass to better integrate with nearby department stores.[5] The new Songshan line station has a theme of "Happy Transit".

History[edit]

The station was opened on 28 March 1997, as a terminus station of the Tamsui line until 25 December 1997. Later on, on 15 November 2014, Songshan line opened. On 20 July 2015, there was a knife attack injuring four.[6]

Station layout[edit]

L1 Street Level Entrance/Exit, Metro Park
B1 Concourse Lobby, information desk, automatic ticket dispensing machines, one-way faregates
Zhongshan Art Corridor, Zhongshan Metro Mall (south side of station)
Restroms (inside mall)
B2 Platform 1 Taipei Metro Line R.svg Tamsui–Xinyi line toward Tamsui / Beitou (R12 Shuanglian)
Island platform, doors will open on the left
Platform 2 Taipei Metro Line R.svg Tamsui–Xinyi line toward Xiangshan / Daan (R10 Taipei Main Station)
B3 Passage Level Escalators, elevators to concourse and platform levels
B4 Platform 3 Taipei Metro Line G.svg Songshan–Xindian line toward Songshan (G15 Songjiang Nanjing)
Island platform, doors will open on the left
Platform 4 Taipei Metro Line G.svg Songshan–Xindian line toward Xindian / Taipower Building (G13 Beimen)

Other metro services[edit]

The station is an entrance to the Zhongshan Metro Mall, connecting (between this station and Shuanglian station).

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: Zhongshan". Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation. Archived from the original on 8 August 2010. Retrieved 2010-06-22.
  4. ^ "捷運系統松山線簡介" (PDF). Department of Rapid Transit Systems. 2006-12-01. Retrieved 2011-07-25.
  5. ^ "整潔、明亮、透視度最佳的出入口 捷運中山站4號出入口". Department of Rapid Transit Systems. 2009-05-01. Retrieved 2010-06-19.
  6. ^ http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/front/archives/2015/07/21/2003623534