Guandu metro station

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The Taipei Metro Guandu station (formerly Kuantu Station until 2003) is located in Beitou District, Taipei, Taiwan. It is a station on the Tamsui Line. In the past, the station belonged to the now-defunct TRA Tamsui Line.

Guandu

R25 關渡
Taipei Metro
Exit 1, MRT Guandu Station 20080719.jpg
Guandu station
LocationNo. 51, Lane 296, Dadu Road, Sec. 3
Beitou, Taipei
Taiwan
Operated by
Line(s)
ConnectionsBus stop
Construction
Structure typeAt-Grade
History
Opened28 March 1997
Traffic
Passengers23,409 daily (2016)[1]
(Ranked 61st of 109)
Guandu metro station
Traditional Chinese關渡站
Simplified Chinese关渡站

Station overviewEdit

 
A train arriving at Guandu station.
 
Guandu station concourse.

The at-grade, station structure with two side platforms and two exits. The washrooms are inside the entrance area.[2] The station is situated southwest of Guandu Elementary School, between Zhongyang North Road, Dadu Road and Ligong Street.

HistoryEdit

The station was originally opened on 25 December 1901 with the opening of the Tamsui Railroad Line (as "Jiangtou Parking Station"). After the war it was renamed to Guandu. On 15 July 1988, this service was discontinued and station was closed, and was re-opened on 28 March 1997.

The five millionth EasyCard was sold at Guandu station on 7 February 2005.[3]

Station layoutEdit

2F Connecting Level Skyway for Platform Connection
Street Level
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Platform 1   Tamsui–Xinyi Line toward Tamsui (R26 Zhuwei)
Platform 2   Tamsui–Xinyi Line toward Xiangshan (R24 Zhongyi)
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Concourse
(to Platform 2)
Entrance/Exit, lobby, information desk, automatic ticket dispensing machines, one-way faregates
Restrooms, shops

First and Last Train TimingEdit

The first and last train timing at Guandu station [4] is as follows:

Destination First Train Last Train
Mon − Fri Sat − Sun and P.H. Daily
R28 Tamsui
06:04
06:04
01:07
R02 Xiangshan
06:08
06:08
00:08

Around the stationEdit

Preceding station   Taipei Metro Following station
Zhuwei
towards Tamsui
Tamsui–Xinyi line Zhongyi
towards Xiangshan or Daan

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Passenger Volume at Taipei Rapid Transit Stations" (PDF). Taipei City Department of Transportation. 2017-03-13. Retrieved 2017-03-13.
  2. ^ "Route Map: Guandu". Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation. Archived from the original on 2012-07-21. Retrieved 2010-06-20.
  3. ^ "Over 5 million Easy Cards sold". The China Post. 2005-02-21. Retrieved 2010-06-20.
  4. ^ "Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation - Metro Service First & Last Trains". Retrieved 2019-07-29.

Coordinates: 25°07′33″N 121°28′02″E / 25.125805°N 121.467338°E / 25.125805; 121.467338