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Sizihwan Station

Sizihwan Station
(NSYSU) (Hamasing)
西子灣站
(中山大學) (哈瑪星)
Sizihwan Station Platform
Location
Municipality Kaohsiung
District(s) Gushan
Info
Type Underground
Platforms 1 island platform
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
History
Opened September 14, 2008
Rail services
Line(s)      Orange Line (O1)
Daily Ridership 5,697 (Jan. 2011)[1]
Operator(s) Kaohsiung Rapid Transit Corporation
There is a bus stop near this station.
Sizihwan Station
Traditional Chinese 西子灣站
Simplified Chinese 西子湾站

Sizihwan Station (西子灣站) is a terminal station of the Orange Line of KMRT. It is located in Hamasing of Gushan District, Kaohsiung. Its name is derived from Sizihwan, a nearby scenic area.

Station overview

The nearby TRA Kaohsiung Port Station (高雄港站) closed after service began on the Orange Line through this station. It opened in 1908 to begin train service into the Kaohsiung Harbor area. The train station area will be turned into a railway cultural park.[2]

Station design

The station is a two-level, underground station with an island platform.[3] It is located at the junction of Linhai 2nd Road and Gushan 1st Road and has 2 exits. The station is 282 metres (925 ft) long.[4]

Station layout

Street Level Entrance/Exit Entrance/Exit
B1 Concourse Lobby, information desk, automatic ticket machines, one-way faregates
Restrooms (Near Exits 2)
B2 Platform 1 KMRT Orange Line toward Daliao (Yanchengpu)
Island platform, doors will open on the left for platform 1, right for platform 2
Platform 2 KMRT Orange Line toward Daliao (Yanchengpu)

Exits

Around the station

Nearby stations

Preceding station   Kaohsiung MRT   Following station
Terminus Orange Line
toward Daliao

References

  1. ^ "統計資訊 > 統計月報". Transportation Bureau, Kaohsiung City Government. Retrieved 2011-02-15. 
  2. ^ "Old locomotives set to retire from Kaohsiung after 100 years of service". Taiwan News. 2008-11-08. Retrieved 2010-07-05. 
  3. ^ "西子灣站". 高雄捷運公司. Retrieved 2010-07-05. 
  4. ^ "西子灣站週邊地圖". 高雄捷運公司. Retrieved 2010-07-05. 

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