Xiangshan metro station

The Taipei Metro Xiangshan station is a metro station on the Red Line located in Xinyi, Taipei, Taiwan. The station opened on November 24, 2013.[2]

Xiangshan

R02 象山
Taipei Metro
Xiangshan Station Platform 1.JPG
LocationXinyi Rd., Sec. 5
Xinyi, Taipei
Taiwan
Operated by
Line(s)
Platforms2
Construction
Structure typeUnderground
Platform levels3
History
OpenedNovember 2013
Traffic
Passengers19,966 daily (2016)[1]
(Ranked 75th of 109)
Services
Preceding station Taipei Metro Logo(Logo Only).svg Taipei Metro Following station
Taipei 101–World Trade Center
towards Tamsui or Beitou
Tamsui–Xinyi line Terminus
Xiangshan metro station
Chinese象山站
Exit 2 in 2013

Station overviewEdit

The two-level, underground station with an island platform. It is located beneath Xinyi Rd., Sec. 5 east of Songren Rd. and near the north end of Zhongqiang Park and the Xinyi Expressway.[3] It is the planned eastern terminus of the Xinyi Line when it initially opens for service. The Xinyi Eastern Extension, when completed, will extend eastward from this station. Xiangshan hiking trail is located nearby the station.

HistoryEdit

The construction of the station began on July 2005. It had completed on November 2013.

ConstructionEdit

The station is 220 m (720 ft) long and 22 m (72 ft) wide. Excavation depth is at 22 m (72 ft). It has three entrances, two elevators for the disabled, and two vent shafts.[3]

Due to space limitations caused by the Xinyi Expressway, a vehicle overpass, and Taiwan Power Company culverts, the station was constructed using the pipe jacking method instead of the usual cut-and-cover method.[4]

First and Last Train TimingEdit

The first and last train timing for Xiangshan station [5] is as follows:

Destination First Train Last Train
Mon − Fri Sat − Sun and P.H. Daily
R28 Tamsui
06:00
06:00
00:00

Public ArtEdit

The design theme for the station is "Song of tree frogs - presentation of geographical features dialoguing with nature". Due to the station's proximity to Elephant Mountain Civil Forest Park, it is close to the protected habitat of Taipei tree frogs. Artwork presents natural features and various poses of tree frogs.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Passenger Volume at Taipei Rapid Transit Stations" (PDF). Taipei City Department of Transportation. 2017-03-13. Retrieved 2017-03-13.
  2. ^ "Second Stage of Taipei MRT (Approved MRT Lines)". Department of Rapid Transit Systems, TCG. 2010-03-12. Retrieved 2010-06-18.
  3. ^ a b "捷運系統信義線簡介" (PDF). Department of Rapid Transit Systems, Taipei City Government. 2007-12-01. Retrieved 2010-06-18.
  4. ^ "Pipe Jacking Method Used on Construction of Xinyi Line's Elephant Mountain Station". Department of Rapid Transit Systems. 2011-04-01. Retrieved 2011-07-22.
  5. ^ "Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation - Metro Service First & Last Trains". Retrieved 2019-07-29.


Coordinates: 25°01′58″N 121°34′08″E / 25.0327°N 121.5689°E / 25.0327; 121.5689