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This article is about TRA Taichung Station. For THSR Taichung Station, see THSR Taichung Station.
Taichung Station
台中車站
TaichungStation01.jpg
Taichung Station
Location Central, Taichung
Taiwan
Operated by
Line(s)
Distance 193.3 km from Keelung
Connections Bus stop
Construction
Structure type At-Grade
Other information
Classification 特等站 (Taiwan Railways Administration level)
History
Opened May 15, 1905
Previous names Taichū-eki (台中驛)
Traffic
Passengers 51,546 daily (2014)[1]
Taichung Station
Traditional Chinese 臺中車站 or 台中車站
Simplified Chinese 台中车站

Taichung Station (Chinese: 臺中車站 or 台中車站; pinyin: Táizhōng Chēzhàn) is a railway station on the Taiwan Railway Administration (TRA) Western Line (Mountain Line) located in Central District, Taichung City, Taiwan.

Overview[edit]

Taichung Station entrance

The station has one side platform and one island platform. The architecture dates from the era of Japanese rule. The station and tracks within the city are slated to be replaced by an elevated station and tracks, which are currently being constructed.

Platform layout[edit]

1 1 Western Line (Northbound) Toward Hsinchu, Taoyuan, Taipei, Keelung
Eastern Line (Southbound, cross-line) Toward Yilan, Hualien, Taitung
Western Line (Southbound Sea Line, through Chengzhui Line) Toward Fengyuan, Houli
2 2A Western Line (Southbound) Toward Changhua, Tainan, Kaohsiung, Pingtung
Western (Northbound through traffic) Toward Hsinchu, Taoyuan, Taipei, Keelung
South-Link Line (Southbound) Toward Fangliao, Taitung
Western Line (Northbound Sea Line, through Chengzhui Line) Toward Dajia, Zhunan, Hsinchu
3 2B Western Line (Southbound, through traffic) Toward Changhua, Tainan, Kaohsiung, Pingtung
Western Line (Northbound Sea Line departure, through Chengzhui Line) Toward Dajia, Zhunan, Hsinchu
Western Line (Northbound departure) Toward Fengyuan, Hsinchu, Taoyuan, Taipei
Jiji Line (Southbound departure) Toward Jiji, Checheng

Around the station[edit]

Nearby stations[edit]

Preceding station   Taiwan Railway Administration   Following station
toward Keelung
Western Line
Mountain Line
toward Kaohsiung

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Volume of Passenger and Freight Traffic" (PDF). Taiwan Railway Administration. 2015. Retrieved 2015-05-08. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 24°08′13″N 120°41′5″E / 24.13694°N 120.68472°E / 24.13694; 120.68472



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79 news items

 
Taipei Times
Sun, 07 Jun 2015 08:56:15 -0700

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China Post
Sun, 17 Aug 2014 09:04:03 -0700

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Taipei Times
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 07:56:15 -0800

Hu said the location of the Taichung station — close to the Port of Taichung, Taichung Airport and the Central Taiwan Science Park — allows passengers to access the major cities along the west coast within an hour. “The high-speed rail station in ...
 
Taipei Times
Thu, 16 Apr 2015 09:00:44 -0700

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:11:15 -0700

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Taipei Times
Tue, 22 Jan 2013 08:01:38 -0800

Hsu added that the bureau had preserved several historical sites along the overpass, including Taichung Station, the granary of the Tanzih Township Farmers' Association and Dacing Street. It also helped relocate the 39 families living in stilted ...
 
New Zealand Herald
Mon, 23 Jun 2014 20:02:47 -0700

A dragon's tail sideswiped me as I was standing inside the Taoist temple among hundreds of zealous worshippers with their offerings to the Goddess of the Sea, my eyes stinging and streaming from pungent incense smoke and my ears ringing from the sound ...
 
Taipei Times
Thu, 25 Apr 2013 09:06:34 -0700

High-speed rail services were suspended for four hours yesterday due to a signaling system abnormality detected at the Greater Taichung station, causing the company to cancel 44 departures and affecting about 35,000 passengers. It was the first time ...
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