Minquan West Road metro station

Minquan West Road (Chinese: 民權西路; pinyin: Mínquán Xīlù) is a metro station in Taipei, Taiwan served by Taipei Metro. It is a transfer station between Tamsui–Xinyi line and Zhonghe–Xinlu line.

Minquan West Road

民權西路
Taipei Metro
Taipei metro station
Inner and Concourse of Minquan West Road Station.jpg
Concourse
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese民權西路
General information
Location72 Minquan W Rd
Datong District, Taipei
Taiwan
Coordinates25°03′46″N 121°31′11″E / 25.0629°N 121.5197°E / 25.0629; 121.5197Coordinates: 25°03′46″N 121°31′11″E / 25.0629°N 121.5197°E / 25.0629; 121.5197
Construction
Structure typeUnderground
Bicycle facilitiesAccess available
Other information
Station codeR07, O06
Websiteweb.metro.taipei/e/stationdetail2010.asp?ID=O11+R13-055
History
Opened1997-03-28[1]
Key dates
2010-11-03Zhonghe–Xinlu line added
Traffic
Passengers (2017)16.506 million per year[2]Decrease 1.15%
Rank30 out of 108
Services
Preceding station Taipei Metro Logo(Logo Only).svg Taipei Metro Following station
Yuanshan
towards Tamsui or Beitou
Tamsui–Xinyi line Shuanglian
towards Xiangshan or Daan
Daqiaotou
towards Huilong or Luzhou
Zhonghe–Xinlu line Zhongshan Elementary School
towards Nanshijiao

Station overviewEdit

 
Tamsui Line platform
 
Station front

The station is a three-level, underground structure with two island platforms and ten exits.[3] The washrooms are inside the entrance areas.

The station is situated on Minquan West Road, near Chengde Road. The Red Line station is underneath the metro park, while the Orange Line station is located underneath Minquan West Road.

HistoryEdit

The station was opened on 28 March 1997 for the Tamsui-Xinyi Line. On 1 June 2003; the Xinzhuang Line construction began on the still-operational station.[4][5] This station was opened on 3 November 2010 for the Xinzhuang Line.

ConstructionEdit

With the opening of the Xinzhuang Line, the station became a three-level underground station with two cross island platforms.[4][6] Excavation depth is at around 22 meters. The Xinzhuang Line station is 235 meters long and 26 meters wide, with six additional entrances, two vent shafts, and an accessibility elevator.

Station layoutEdit

L1 Tamsui LineConcourse Entrance/Exit, lobby, information desk, automatic ticketing machines, one-way faregates
7-Eleven (Outside fare zone), Restrooms (North side, inside fare zone)
B1
Underpass
(Outside fare zone, near exit 1. Access to Fushun St. and Minquan W. Road)
Platform 1   Tamsui–Xinyi Line toward Tamsui / Beitou (R14 Yuanshan)
Island platform, doors will open on the left
Platform 2   Tamsui–Xinyi Line toward Xiangshan / Daan (R12 Shuanglian)
B2 Xinzhuang LineConcourse Escalator to Tamsui Line Concourse Level, Exits 5-10
Information desk, automatic ticket machines, one-way faregates
Restrooms (West side, outside fare zone; East side, inside fare zone)
B3 Platform 3   Zhonghe–Xinlu Line toward Luzhou / Huilong (O12 Daqiaotou)
Island platform, doors will open on the left
Platform 4   Zhonghe–Xinlu Line toward Nanshijiao (O10 Zhongshan Elementary School)

ExitsEdit

  • Exit 1: Minquan W. Rd. (South side of Minquan W. Rd.)  
  • Exit 2: Jinxi St. (Beside the Chengyuan High School)  
  • Exit 3: South Plaza (On the linear park)  
  • Exit 4: Tianxiang Rd. (Lane 70, Minquan W. Rd.)  
  • Exit 5: Chengde Rd. Sec. 3 (Fushun Rd., near Chengde Rd.)
  • Exit 6: Chengyuan High School (Southeast side of the intersection of Minquan W. Rd. and Chengde Rd.)
  • Exit 7: Zhongshan N. Rd. Sec. 2 (Southwest side of the intersection of Minquan W. Rd. and Tianxiang Rd.)
  • Exit 8: Zhongshan N. Rd. Sec. 2 (Southwest side of the intersection of Minquan W. Rd. and Tianxiang Rd.)
  • Exit 9: Zhongshan N. Rd. Sec. 3 (Northwest side of the intersection of Minquan W. Rd. and Tianxiang Rd.)
  • Exit 10: Zhongshan N. Rd. Sec. 3 (Northwest side of the intersection of Minquan W. Rd. and Tianxiang Rd.)  

Around the stationEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Chronicles". Taipei Metro. 5 December 2013. Retrieved 10 October 2018.
  2. ^ "臺北市交通統計查詢系統". dotstat.taipei.gov.tw (in Chinese). Retrieved 15 September 2018.
  3. ^ "Route Map: Minquan West Road". Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation. Retrieved 2010-11-30.
  4. ^ a b "工程線上 Status Report: 新莊線民權西路站". Department of Rapid Transit Systems. 2006-04-01. Retrieved 2010-06-19.
  5. ^ "Introduction to Minquan W. Rd. Station on the Xinzhuang Line". Department of Rapid Transit Systems. 2006-04-01. Retrieved 2010-07-24.
  6. ^ "Introduction to Xinzhuang MRT Line" (PDF). Department of Rapid Transis Systems. 2008-03-01. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-09-21. Retrieved 2010-06-18.
  7. ^ "文昌宮". Retrieved 2010-08-22.