Hualien railway station

Hualien (Chinese: 花蓮; pinyin: Huālián; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Hoa-lian) is a railway station in Hualien City, Hualien County, Taiwan served by Taiwan Railways Administration. It is the terminal station of North-link line and the starting station of Taitung line.

Hualien

花蓮
Taiwan Railways Administration
TRA railway station
108年10月花蓮車站東站.jpg
East entrance
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese花蓮
General information
Other namesKalingko (Amis)
Location100 Guolian 1st Rd
Hualien City, Hualien County
Taiwan
Coordinates23°59′34″N 121°36′04″E / 23.9929°N 121.6011°E / 23.9929; 121.6011Coordinates: 23°59′34″N 121°36′04″E / 23.9929°N 121.6011°E / 23.9929; 121.6011
Line(s)
Distance169.4 km to Badu[1]
Connections
Construction
Structure typeGround level
Other information
Station codeI14 (statistical)
ClassificationSpecial class (Chinese: 特等)[2]
Websitewww.railway.gov.tw/Hualien/index.aspx (in Chinese)
History
Opened1910-12-16[3][4]
Rebuilt2018-10-03[5]
Electrified2014-06-28[6]
Previous names
Key dates
1944-10-02Destroyed in war
1949-06-24Rebuilt
1979-02-07Relocated
Traffic
Passengers (2017)10.559 million per year[7]Decrease 0.4%
Rank12 out of 228
Services
Preceding station Taiwan Railways Administration Taiwan Railways Following station
Beipu
towards Taitung
Eastern Trunk line Ji'an
towards Badu
Location
Hualien is located in Taiwan
Hualien
Hualien
Location within Taiwan
Hualien Station track layout

OverviewEdit

The station has two island platforms and one side platform. The station first opened on 17 February 1911 as "Karenkō Station" (花蓮港驛). It was rebuilt in 2018 with a modern design and more retail space for food, drink, and gift shops.

Around the stationEdit

See alsoEdit

Next Station:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 各站營業里程-1.西部幹線. Taiwan Railways Administration (in Chinese). 11 December 2008. Retrieved 3 September 2018.
  2. ^ "Archived copy" 車站數-按等級別分 (PDF). Taiwan Railways Administration (in Chinese). Archived from the original (PDF) on 30 October 2018. Retrieved 30 October 2018.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ 車站大事紀. Taiwan Railways Administration (in Chinese). 11 December 2008. Retrieved 17 October 2018.
  4. ^ 花蓮車站歷史沿革. Taiwan Railways Administration (in Chinese). 11 December 2008. Retrieved 3 September 2018.
  5. ^ 花蓮站新建站房10月3日正式啟用. Taiwan Railways Administration (in Chinese). 11 December 2008. Retrieved 5 October 2018.
  6. ^ 花東線鐵路瓶頸路段雙軌化暨全線電氣化計畫. Railway Bureau, MOTC (in Chinese). Retrieved 2 September 2018.
  7. ^ 臺鐵統計資訊. Taiwan Railways Administration (in Chinese). Retrieved 1 September 2018.

External linksEdit

  Media related to TRA Hualien Station at Wikimedia Commons