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Tamsui Station

Tamsui Station
淡水站
Tamsui Station platform
Location
Municipality New Taipei
District(s) Tamsui
Address No. 1 Zhongzheng Road
Info
Type Elevated
History
Opened March 28, 1997
Rail services
Line(s)      Tamsui Line (R33)
Daily Ridership 72,778 (2011)[1]
(Ranked 7th of 89)
Operator(s) Taipei Rapid Transit System
There is a medium bus rotary at this station.
Tamsui Station
Traditional Chinese 淡水站

The Taipei Metro Tamsui Station (formerly Tamshui Station from 1997 until 2003 and Danshui Station from 2003 until 2011) is located in Tamsui District, New Taipei, Taiwan. It is the terminal station of the Tamsui Line. The location of the station can be traced back to the same-named station of the now-defunct TRA Tamsui Line. Tamsui Station is the northernmost metro station in Taiwan.

Station overview

Exterior of Tamsui Station.
Inside Tamsui Station.

Tamsui Station is elevated, has an island platform and two exits.[2] The station is situated between the south side of Zhongzheng West Road and west of the Zhongshan-Zhongzheng Road intersection. Restrooms are located inside the main entrance area.

The station is heavily used by people looking to visit the sea-side district of Tamsui.

History

TRA Station

  • October 25, 1901: Opens with the Tamsui Railroad Line as "Tamsui Parking Station".
  • 1951: A renovated station is opened.
  • July 15, 1988: Closes with the ending of service on the TRA Tamsui Line. It had two side platforms.

Taipei Metro Station

  • December 15, 1988: Construction begins on the Taipei Metro Tamsui Line.
  • March 28, 1997: Opens for service on the Taipei Metro Tamsui Line with the opening of the route from Tamsui to Zhongshan.

Station layout

2F Platform 1      Tamsui Line toward Xiangshan (Hongshulin)
Island platform, doors will open on the left/ right
Platform 2      Tamsui Line toward Xiangshan (Hongshulin)
Street Level Concourse Entrance/Exit, lobby, information counter, automatic ticket machines, one-way faregates
Restrooms

Exits

  • Exit 1: No. 1, Zhongzheng Rd. Accessibility Elevator.
  • Exit 2: Opposite McDonald's Accessibility Elevator

Around the station

Preceding station   Taipei Metro   Following station
Terminus Red Line
toward 

References

  1. ^ "Passenger Volume at Taipei Rapid Transit Stations". Taipei City Department of Transportation. 2012-01-20. Retrieved 2012-02-05. 
  2. ^ "Route Map: Danshui". Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation. Retrieved 2010-06-20. 


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