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This article is about TRA Taichung Station. For THSR Taichung Station, see THSR Taichung Station.
Taiwan Railways Administration
Taichung Station
Location Central, Taichung
Operated by
Distance 193.3 km from Keelung
Connections Bus stop
Structure type At-Grade
Other information
Classification 特等站 (Taiwan Railways Administration level)
Opened May 15, 1905
Previous names Taichū-eki (台中驛)
Passengers 51,546 daily (2014)[1]
Preceding station   Taiwan Railway Administration   Following station
toward Keelung
Western Line
Mountain Line
toward Kaohsiung
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[when?] 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]


  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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Taipei Times

Taipei Times
Tue, 30 Jun 2015 08:56:15 -0700

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

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Taipei Times

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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Sun, 15 Dec 2013 01:22:30 -0800

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