Beitou metro station

The Taipei Metro Beitou station (formerly Peitou Station until 2003) is a station on Red Line (Tamsui Line and Xinbeitou Branch Line), located in Beitou District, Taipei, Taiwan. The location of station can be traced back the same name station of the now-defunct TRA Tamsui Line and Xinbeitou Line.

Beitou

R22 北投
Taipei Metro
Beitou Station.jpg
Beitou station
LocationNo. 1, Guangming Rd.
Beitou, Taipei
Taiwan
Operated by
Line(s)
Platforms4
ConnectionsBus stop
Construction
Structure typeElevated
History
Opened28 March 1997
Traffic
Passengers33,966 daily (2016)[1]
Rank46 out of 109
Services
Preceding station Taipei Metro Logo(Logo Only).svg Taipei Metro Following station
Fuxinggang
towards Tamsui
Tamsui–Xinyi line Qiyan
towards Xiangshan or Daan
Xinbeitou
Terminus
Xinbeitou branch line Terminus
Beitou metro station
Traditional Chinese北投站

Station overviewEdit

 
Beitou station platform level.
 
A Xinbeitou Branch Line train approaches on Platform 4.

The two-level, elevated station structure with one island platform and two side platforms. The washrooms are inside the entrance area.[2] There are several amenities around the station. This include Beitou Presbyterian Church and Beitou Market.

Just north of the station, there are crossovers between the Tamsui Line and the Xinbeitou Branch Line, and between the tracks of each individual line, in both directions. Also to the north, the two Tamsui Line tracks cross over each other not at grade.

South of the station, the four tracks merge into two and cross over each other at a flying junction, and there are crossovers to allow trains from Daan to terminate here.

HistoryEdit

The TRA station at Beitou was opened on 25 October 1901 as Hokutō Station, and another railway line, Shin-hokutō Railway Line was opened on 1 April 1916. On 15 July 1988; the service was discontinued in order to make way for the opening of the segment from Tamsui to Zhongshan for Taipei Metro on 28 March 1997.

Station layoutEdit

2F Side platform, doors will open on the right
Platform 4   Red Line toward Xinbeitou (R22A Terminus)
Platform 3   Tamsui–Xinyi Line toward Daan (R21 Qiyan)
Island platform, doors will open on the left, right
Platform 2   Tamsui–Xinyi Line toward Xiangshan (R21 Qiyan)
Platform 1   Tamsui–Xinyi Line toward Tamsui (R23 Fuxinggang)
Side platform, doors will open on the left
Street Level Concourse Entrance/Exit, lobby, information desk, automatic ticket dispensing machines, one-way faregates
Restrooms

Around the stationEdit


First and Last Train TimingEdit

The first and last train timing at Beitou station [3] is as follows:

Destination First Train Last Train
Mon − Fri Sat − Sun and P.H. Daily
R28 Tamsui
06:03
06:03
01:00
R02 Xiangshan
06:00
06:00
00:16
     Red Line: Xinbeitou Branch
R22A Xinbeitou
06:00
06:00
00:10

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Passenger Volume at Taipei Rapid Transit Stations" (PDF). Taipei City Department of Transportation. 2017-03-13. Retrieved 2017-03-13.
  2. ^ "Beitou station information map" (PDF). Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation. 2019-07-02. Retrieved 2019-07-07.
  3. ^ "Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation - Metro Service First & Last Trains". Retrieved 2019-10-25.

Coordinates: 25°07′55″N 121°29′55″E / 25.131901°N 121.498597°E / 25.131901; 121.498597