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This article is about TRA Taichung Station. For THSR Taichung Station, see THSR Taichung Station.
Taichung Station
Taichung Station
City Taichung
District(s) Central
Type At-Grade
Opened May 15, 1905
Former name Taichū-eki (台中驛)
Rail services
Line(s)      Western Line (146)
Daily Ridership 42,869 (2010)[1]
Operator(s) Taiwan Railway Administration
Taiwan Railway Administration Station
Level 特等站
Zhuyin Code ㄊㄓ
(from Keelung)
193.3 km
Aiga bus inv.svg There is a bus stop near this station.
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.


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


  1. ^ "Volume of Passenger and Freight Traffic". Taiwan Railway Administration. 2011. Retrieved 2011-06-15. 

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

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