Shilin metro station

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Shilin (Chinese: 士林; pinyin: Shìlín) is a metro station in Taipei, Taiwan served by Taipei Metro. It is a station on the Red Line. The station was formerly a stop on the now-defunct TRA Tamsui Line.

Shilin

R16 士林
Taipei Metro
Taipei metro station
Shilin Station.JPG
Exterior
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese士林
General information
Location1 Fude Rd
Shilin District, Taipei
Taiwan
Coordinates25°05′36″N 121°31′34″E / 25.0934°N 121.5262°E / 25.0934; 121.5262Coordinates: 25°05′36″N 121°31′34″E / 25.0934°N 121.5262°E / 25.0934; 121.5262
Construction
Structure typeElevated
Bicycle facilitiesAccess available
Other information
Station codeR16
Websiteweb.metro.taipei/e/stationdetail2010.asp?ID=R16-058
History
Opened1997-03-28[1]
Traffic
Passengers (2017)20.606 million per year[2]Decrease 1.64%
Rank22 out of 108
Services
Preceding station Taipei Metro Logo(Logo Only).svg Taipei Metro Following station
Zhishan
towards Tamsui or Beitou
Tamsui–Xinyi line Jiantan
towards Xiangshan or Daan

Station overviewEdit

The station is situated between the metro-shaped park and Zhongzheng Road, near Zhongshan North Road and Wenlin Road. The two-level, elevated station structure with one island platform and two exits, going to Zhongzheng Road and Fude Road. The restrooms are inside the entrance area of both exits.[3]

In the future, the station will allow transfers to the planned Circular Line via an underground station.[4]

HistoryEdit

Shilin station was opened on 25 October 1901 for the TRA. It was closed on 15 July 1988, for the construction of Taipei Metro, which has been completed on 28 March 1997.

Station layoutEdit

2F Platform 1   Tamsui–Xinyi Line toward Tamsui / Beitou (R17 Zhishan)
Island platform, doors will open on the left
Platform 2   Tamsui–Xinyi Line toward Xiangshan / Daan (R15 Jiantan)
Street Level Concourse Exit to Shilin Night Market

First and Last Train TimingEdit

The first and last train timing at Shilin station [5] is as follows:

Destination First Train Last Train
Mon − Fri Sat − Sun and P.H. Daily
R28 Tamsui
06:02
06:02
00:47
R02 Xiangshan
06:05
06:05
00:28

GalleryEdit

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: Shilin". Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation. Retrieved 2010-06-21.
  4. ^ "Network: Third Stage". Department of Rapid Transit Systems. 2010-03-12. Retrieved 2010-05-10.
  5. ^ "Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation - Metro Service First & Last Trains". Retrieved 2019-07-29.