NTU Hospital metro station

National Taiwan University Hospital (Chinese: 台大醫院; pinyin: Tái dà yīyuàn) is a metro station in Taipei, Taiwan served by Taipei Metro.

NTU Hospital

台大醫院
Taipei Metro
Taipei metro station
Platform Level, NTU Hospital Station 20190811a.jpg
Platform
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese台大醫院
General information
LocationB1F 52 Gongyuan Rd
Zhongzheng, Taipei
Taiwan
Coordinates25°02′32″N 121°30′59″E / 25.0421°N 121.5163°E / 25.0421; 121.5163Coordinates: 25°02′32″N 121°30′59″E / 25.0421°N 121.5163°E / 25.0421; 121.5163
Construction
Structure typeUnderground
Bicycle facilitiesAccess available
Other information
Station codeR09
Websiteweb.metro.taipei/e/stationdetail2010.asp?ID=R09-050
History
Opened1998-12-24[1]
Passengers
201715.793 million per year[2]Decrease 1.16%
Rank35 out of 109
Services
Preceding station Taipei Metro Logo(Logo Only).svg Taipei Metro Following station
Taipei Main Station
towards Tamsui or Beitou
Tamsui–Xinyi line CKS Memorial Hall
towards Xiangshan or Daan

Station overviewEdit

 
NTU Hospital station exit 1
 
NTU Hospital station platform level

The station is a two-level, underground station with an island platform. It has four exits, two of which are equipped with elevators.[3] It is named for the nearby National Taiwan University Hospital. The station has exits to National Taiwan University Hospital, National Taiwan Museum and 228 Peace Memorial Park.

Public artEdit

Several pieces of public art are located on the platform, titled "The Suite of Hands" consisting of "Lotus Holding Hand", "Lotus in Heartful Hands", and "Small Park".[4] These bronze and/or granite sculptures depict how hands, through gestures, can express human affection.

HistoryEdit

This station was opened for service on 24 December 1998.

On 10 October 2004, after the Madrid bombings, a man placed a bomb in the station. No injuries were reported.[5]

Station layoutEdit

Street Level Entrance/Exit Entrance/Exit
B1 Concourse Lobby, information desk, automatic ticket-dispensing machines, one-way faregates
Restrooms (South side outside paid area, near exit 1)
B2 Platform 1   Tamsui–Xinyi Line toward Tamsui / Beitou (R10 Taipei Main Station)
Island platform, doors open on the left
Platform 2   Tamsui–Xinyi Line toward Xiangshan / Daan (R08 Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall)

First and Last Train TimingEdit

The first and last train timing at NTU Hospital station [6] is as follows:

Destination First Train Last Train
Mon − Fri Sat − Sun and P.H. Daily
R28 Tamsui
06:08
06:08
00:33
R02 Xiangshan
06:01
06:01
00:43

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: NTU Hospital". Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation. 2010-06-14. Archived from the original on 2012-07-15.
  4. ^ "Public Art on the Tamsui Line". Department of Rapid Transit Systems. Retrieved 2010-12-07.
  5. ^ "Taipei District Prosecutor's Office bombing suspect nabbed". The China Post. 2006-09-08. Retrieved 2010-06-22.
  6. ^ "Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation - Metro Service First & Last Trains". Retrieved 2019-07-29.