Eastern Trunk line

The Eastern Trunk line (Chinese: 東部幹線; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Tang-pō͘-kàn-soàⁿ) is a railway line of the Taiwan Railways Administration running along Taiwan's sparsely populated eastern corridor.

Eastern Trunk line
Overview
Native name東部幹線
TerminiBadu
Taitung
Stations64[a]
Service
TypeConventional railway
Operator(s)Taiwan Railways Administration
Technical
Line length320.3 km (199.0 mi)[b]
Number of tracksVaries
Track gauge3 ft 6 in (1,067 mm)
Electrification25 kV/60 Hz catenary
Operating speedVaries
Route map

km
Station
(Up arrow Western Trunk line)
0.0
Badu
1.6
Nuannuan
3.9
Sijiaoting
8.9
Ruifang
13.5
Houtong
16.0
Sandiaoling
19.6
Mudan
22.9
Shuangxi
28.3
Gongliao
32.0
Fulong
37.4
Shicheng
40.1
Dali
44.8
Daxi
49.4
Guishan
53.0
Wai'ao
56.6
Toucheng
58.8
Dingpu
62.9
Jiaoxi
67.6
Sicheng
71.3
Yilan
77.1
Erjie
78.3
Zhongli
80.1
Luodong
85.1
Dongshan
89.3
Xinma
(0.0) 90.2
Su'aoxin
(3.4)
Su'ao
95.4
Yongle
101.2
Dong'ao
109.2
Nan'ao
112.9
Wuta
125.8
Hanben
130.0
Heping
137.7
Heren
147.8
Chongde
153.1
Xincheng
158.4
Jingmei
164.9
Beipu
169.4
Hualien
172.8
Ji'an
181.8
Zhixue
184.7
Pinghe
186.6
Shoufeng
189.3
Fengtian
195.5
Linrong Shin Kong
197.7
Nanping
201.9
Fenglin
206.7
Wanrong
212.3
Guangfu
220.0
Dafu
223.0
Fuyuan
232.2
Ruisui
241.5
Sanmin
252.5
Yuli
259.2
Dongli
265.1
Dongzhu
271.3
Fuli
278.2
Chishang
283.8
Haiduan
290.3
Guanshan
297.7
Ruihe
300.5
Ruiyuan
306.0
Luye
312.2
Shanli
320.3
Taitung
(Down arrow South-link line)

The Eastern Trunk line is a combination of line sections:[1]

Name Chinese Taiwanese Hakka Length Terminus
Yilan line[2] 宜蘭線 Gî-lân Soàⁿ Ngì-làn Sien 93.6 km (58.2 mi) from Badu to Su'ao (via Su'aoxin)
North-link line[3] 北迴線 Pak-hôe Soàⁿ Pet-fûi Sien 79.2 km (49.2 mi) from Su'aoxin to Hualien
Hualien–Taitung line[4] 臺東線 Tâi-tang Soàⁿ Thòi-tûng Sien 150.9 km (93.8 mi) from Hualien to Taitung

The length of the combined line is 323.7 km (201.1 mi).

NotesEdit

  1. ^ excluding Su'ao
  2. ^ excluding Su'ao branch, which is 3.4 km in length

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "交通部臺灣鐵路管理局". Taiwan Railway. Taiwan Railway Administration. 25 December 2020. Archived from the original on 12 January 2021.
  2. ^ "東部幹線/宜蘭線" (PDF). Taiwan Railways Administration. 25 December 2020. Archived from the original (PDF) on 6 February 2021. Retrieved 6 February 2021.
  3. ^ "東部幹線/北迴線" (PDF). Taiwan Railway Administration. 25 December 2020. Archived from the original (PDF) on 6 February 2021. Retrieved 6 February 2021.
  4. ^ "東部幹線/台東線" (PDF). Taiwan Railway Administration. 25 December 2020. Archived from the original (PDF) on 6 February 2021. Retrieved 6 February 2021.