Yuanlin railway station

Yuanlin (Chinese: 員林; pinyin: Yuánlín) is a railway station in Changhua County, Taiwan served by Taiwan Railways.

Yuanlin

員林
Taiwan Railways Administration
TRA railway station
Yuanlin Station 20150425.jpg
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese員林
General information
Location55 Minquan St, Yuanlin, Changhua County, Taiwan
Coordinates23°57′33″N 120°34′11″E / 23.9592°N 120.5696°E / 23.9592; 120.5696Coordinates: 23°57′33″N 120°34′11″E / 23.9592°N 120.5696°E / 23.9592; 120.5696
Line(s)
Distance225.6 km to Keelung via Taichung[1]
Connections
Construction
Structure typeElevated
Other information
Station codeA51 (statistical)
ClassificationFirst class (Chinese: 一等)[2]
Websitewww.railway.gov.tw/yuanlin/index.aspx (in Chinese)
History
Opened1905-03-26[3]
Rebuilt2014-11-24
Electrified1978-12-19[4]
Key dates
1949-09Rebuilt
1961-05Rebuilt
2003-01-23Rebuilt
Passengers
20176.186 million per year[5]Increase 2.87%
Rank21 out of 228
Services
Preceding station Taiwan Railways Administration Taiwan Railways Following station
Dacun
towards Keelung
Western Trunk line Yongjing
towards Pingtung
Location
Yuanlin is located in Taiwan
Yuanlin
Yuanlin
Location within Taiwan

OverviewEdit

The original station had one island platform and one side platform. The station underwent construction and converted into an elevated station in 2014.

Current platform diagramEdit

Elevated
Level
Platform 2B TRA West Coast line toward Changhua, Taichung (Dacun)
Island platform
Platform 2A TRA West Coast line toward Changhua, Taichung (Dacun)
Platform 1B TRA West Coast line toward Tainan, Kaohsiung (Yongjing)
Island platform
Platform 1A TRA West Coast line toward Tainan, Kaohsiung (Yongjing)
Street Level Entrance/Exit

Original platform diagramEdit

1 1A West Coast line (southbound) Toward Douliu, Chiayi, Tainan, Kaohsiung
South-link line (southbound) Toward Fangliao, Taitung
Jiji line (southbound) Toward Jiji, Checheng
2 1B West Coast line (northbound) Toward Changhua, Taichung, Shalu, Dajia
Hsinchu, Taipei, Keelung
Eastern line (Cross-line southbound) Toward Suao, Hualien, Taitung

HistoryEdit

  • 1905-03-26: The station opens for service.
  • 1961-03-28: A new, concrete station opens for service.
  • 2007-09-01: The Yuanlin Elevated Railway Project begins construction.
  • 2008-03-11: The station becomes a stop on the Taroko Express.
  • 2009-06-29: The elevated track of Yuanlin Elevated Railway Project begins construction.
  • 2014-11-02: Current station opens.

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. ^ 車站簡介. Taiwan Railways Administration (in Chinese). 11 December 2008. Retrieved 5 September 2018.
  4. ^ 臺灣鐵路電訊. Taiwan Railways Administration (in Chinese). Retrieved 5 September 2018.
  5. ^ 臺鐵統計資訊. Taiwan Railways Administration (in Chinese). Retrieved 1 September 2018.

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