Hongshulin station

Hongshulin is a metro and light rail station in New Taipei, Taiwan, operated by Taipei and New Taipei Metro respectively. The location of station could be traced back the station of the same name on the now-defunct Tamsui railway line.

Hongshulin

R27/V01 紅樹林
Taipei Metro
Taipei MRT Hongshulin Station 01.jpg
Hongshulin station Entrance
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese紅樹林站
Simplified Chinese红树林站
General information
LocationNo. 68, Zhongzheng East Road, Sec. 2
Tamsui, New Taipei
Taiwan
Operated by
Line(s)
ConnectionsBus stop
Construction
Structure typeAt-Grade (Tamsui-Xinyi Line) / Elevated (Danhai LRT)
History
Opened25 December 1997
Traffic
Passengers13,484 daily (2016)[1]
Rank93 out of 109
Services
Preceding station Taipei Metro Logo(Logo Only).svg Taipei Metro Following station
Tamsui
Terminus
Tamsui–Xinyi line Zhuwei
towards Xiangshan or Daan
Preceding station New Taipei Metro Following station
Ganzhenlin
towards Kanding
Danhai light rail Terminus

The station is a terminus for the Danhai Light Rail Transit system serving Danhai New Township.[2]

Station overviewEdit

 
Hongshulin station platform.

The at-grade, station structure with two side platforms and two exits.[3] The washrooms are inside the entrance area.

The station is situated on the east of Zhongzheng West Road, around Bashe Road entrance. The name of the station derives from the protected habitat "Hongshulin" (literally "red forest", means Mangrove), the Hongshulin environmental protection zone is located west of the station.

Station layoutEdit

2F Connecting Level Connecting Skyway to Tamsui–Xinyi Line
Platform 1 Green Mountain line to Kanding (V02 Ganzhenlin)
Island platform, doors open on the right/left
Platform 2 Green Mountain line to Kanding (V02 Ganzhenlin)
Street Level
Concourse
(to Platform 1)
Entrance/Exit, lobby, information desk, convenience store, automatic ticket dispensing machines, one-way faregates
Restrooms
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Platform 1   Tamsui–Xinyi Line toward Tamsui (R28 Terminus)
Platform 2   Tamsui–Xinyi Line toward Xiangshan (R26 Zhuwei)
Side platform, doors will open on the right

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Passenger Volume at Taipei Rapid Transit Stations" (PDF). Taipei City Department of Transportation. 2017-03-13. Retrieved 2017-03-13.
  2. ^ "CEPD mulling MRT line to Danhai New Township". Taipei Times. 2010-05-02. Retrieved 2010-05-05.
  3. ^ "Route Map: Hongshulin". Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation. Retrieved 2010-06-20.[permanent dead link]

Coordinates: 25°09′15″N 121°27′32″E / 25.154103°N 121.459002°E / 25.154103; 121.459002