Xizhi railway station

Xizhi (Chinese: 汐止; pinyin: Xìzhǐ) is a railway station in Xizhi District, New Taipei, Taiwan served by Taiwan Railways.

Xizhi

汐止
Taiwan Railways Administration
TRA railway station
TRA Sijhih Station East Entrance 20080803.jpg
Station exterior
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese汐止
General information
Location1 Xinyi Rd
Xizhi District, New Taipei
Taiwan
Coordinates25°04′05″N 121°39′41″E / 25.0680°N 121.6614°E / 25.0680; 121.6614Coordinates: 25°04′05″N 121°39′41″E / 25.0680°N 121.6614°E / 25.0680; 121.6614
Line(s)
Distance13.1 km to Keelung[1]
Connections
Construction
Structure typeElevated
Other information
Station codeA06 (statistical)
ClassificationSecond class (Chinese: 二等)[2]
History
Opened1891-10-20[3][4]
Rebuilt2006-04-09[5]
Electrified1978-01-09[6]
Traffic
Passengers (2017)7.207 million per year[7]Increase 3.42%
Rank15 out of 228
Services
Preceding station Taiwan Railways Administration Taiwan Railways Following station
Wudu
towards Keelung
Western Trunk line Xike
towards Pingtung
Location
Xizhi is located in Taiwan
Xizhi
Xizhi
Location within Taiwan

OverviewEdit

 
Xizhi Station platforms.

The station has two island platforms.

HistoryEdit

  • 20 October 1891: The station opened as Tsui-tng-ka Pier (Chinese: 水返腳碼頭).
  • 1920: (during Japanese rule) The name was changed to Shiodome Station (Japanese: 汐止駅, Hepburn: Shiodome-eki).
  • 1945: The name was changed to the current "Xizhi Station".
  • 9 April 2006: Following the construction of the elevated station, the new tracks and station came into service.
  • 1 August 2008: The station begins accepting EasyCard as payment for travel

Around the stationEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 各站營業里程-1.西部幹線. Taiwan Railways Administration (in Chinese). 11 December 2008. Retrieved 1 September 2018.
  2. ^ 車站數-按等級別分 (PDF). Taiwan Railways Administration (in Chinese). Retrieved 30 October 2018.
  3. ^ Lee, Yung-chang (April 2017). A Living Landmark (PDF). Taipei, Taiwan: Taiwan Railways Administration, MOTC. ISBN 978-986-05-1933-4. Retrieved 31 August 2018.
  4. ^ 汐止發展史. Xizhi District Office (in Chinese). Retrieved 3 September 2018.
  5. ^ 汐止高架車站工程. Railway Reconstruction Bureau, MOTC (in Chinese). Retrieved 4 September 2018.
  6. ^ 臺灣鐵路電訊. Taiwan Railways Administration (in Chinese). Retrieved 4 September 2018.
  7. ^ 臺鐵統計資訊. Taiwan Railways Administration (in Chinese). Retrieved 1 September 2018.

External linksEdit